School Details

Stevens Forest Elementary School

6045 Stevens Forest Rd, Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 313-6900
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 283 students 9 students/teacher (MD avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

69%
84%
74%
75%
87%
77%

Maryland School Assessment (MSA)

In 2011-2012 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Howard County Public Schools average
  • Maryland state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

76%
90%
81%
80%
94%
86%

Maryland School Assessment (MSA)

In 2011-2012 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Howard County Public Schools average
  • Maryland state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

67%
83%
73%
89%
96%
89%
57%
76%
64%

Maryland School Assessment (MSA)

In 2011-2012 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Howard County Public Schools average
  • Maryland state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Stevens Forest Elementary School is a public elementary school in Columbia. 283 students attend Stevens Forest Elementary School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Hispanic. 13% of the Stevens Forest Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 53% of the 283 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Stevens Forest Elementary School is 9:1. Julia Brown Montessori School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Theater drama

Sports

  • Gymnastics
  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 37% 21%
Asian 3% %
Hispanic 26% 8%
White, non-Hispanic 24% 47%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 17%
Multiracial 10% 6%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 53% 18%
Limited English proficiency 13% 4%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (10 months ago)

    My son is finishing up his second year and we absolutely love SFES! The staff really and truly cares for the children here. There is always something fun going on and learning and achievement are often celebrated here. We are possibly moving this year and will be so sad if we're not in the same district. Love our Bobcats!

  • (1 year ago)

    My son has been going to Stevens Forest for two years now and we have enjoyed everything it has to offer. Great staff and administration within walking distance of our home and the parent involvement is wonderful. We love it here... Go Bobcats!!

  • (5 years ago)

    As a veteran teacher recently transferred to SFES I am totally amazed at the outstanding atmosphere here! Students are engaged in learning Teachers are motivating and relevant and the Administration does an awesome job involving the community. Stevens Forest is the BEST!

  • (6 years ago)

    Stevens Forest is a hidden gem of a school -- the smallest elementary school in Howard County with good parent involvement incredible teachers and administrators and a truly diverse student body. Our standardized test scores this year did not 'make the grade' but what that report does not show is that the students that did not pass were in our Special Education Program. All of our other grades are on target.

  • (6 years ago)

    This school provides excellent Principal and Teacher leadership. Anne Harris (Coral Springs Fl.)

  • (6 years ago)

    this school is amazing lets of extra activites and great teachers!

  • (7 years ago)

    I am very pleased with the entire school from what I have seen so far this is my child first year and everytime i am in the school I feel very welcomed and i know that when i volunteered that it matters I feel like this school does everything in its power to keep our children safe make every child feel important based on their individual needs and also provides every family the opportunity to get involved. I feel the academic are above standard the only thing I wish they offered are the extra curricular activities at this time I would definitely rate the school's overall quality as a five out of 5. Thank you to the entire school at SFES.

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Overall score

(based on 8 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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