School Details

Magnolia Elementary School

901 Trimble Rd, Joppa, MD 21085
(410) 612-1553
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 385 students 13 students/teacher (MD avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

67%
86%
74%
64%
85%
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
  • Harford County Public Schools average
  • Maryland state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

86%
91%
81%
85%
92%
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
  • Harford County Public Schools average
  • Maryland state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

65%
87%
73%
82%
92%
89%
43%
74%
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
  • Harford County Public Schools average
  • Maryland state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Magnolia Elementary School is a public elementary school in Joppa. 385 students attend Magnolia Elementary School and are mostly Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 2% of the Magnolia Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 85% of the 385 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Magnolia Elementary School is 13:1. Riverside Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Orchestra

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 8% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 66% 18%
White, non-Hispanic 15% 68%
Multiracial 10% 5%
Asian 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.3% 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 85% 28%
Limited English proficiency 2% 1%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    Excellent in every way. I am so glad my children go to this school. The most supportive staff I ever encountered.

  • (6 years ago)

    Magnolia is an awesome school filled with outstanding teachers and brillant children. I can turly say 'in every child there is a touch of greatness.' The leadership is the BEST. Keep up the great work teachers students and aminstration.

  • (7 years ago)

    Magnolia Elementary School is a wonderful place for children to attend. My child and all the other students are privileged to have such a beautiful place to go everyday. The staff is so helpful and supportive and the Principal and Vice principal and exceptional in every way. I would like to thank the staff for caring for these students each and every day. I would recommend this school to everyone with children.

  • (7 years ago)

    We were going to move to a bigger house but because Magnolia is such a good school we are staying until my child graduates. Her teachers are so good and the rest of the staff has always helped me in all different ways. Thank you staff.

  • (7 years ago)

    I wish my child was back in Magnolia. Elem. His behavior was remarkable at this school because of the staff that supported him. He's in middle school now but he told me he would never forget Magnolia Elem.

  • (7 years ago)

    The principal in this school is pefect for my child. She does not tolerate any disrespect at all. The children in my daughter's class need someone like her to represent their discipline. I'm so glad we moved to Magnolia Elementary. The staff is awesome!

  • (7 years ago)

    So glad we moved here. This school is the best school my children ever attended.

  • (8 years ago)

    I Am moving my family out of the magnolia district because I do not want my children in magnola schools any longer. Both of my children have had excellent teachers however the principal is a total lunatic. She is completely unprofessional and rude. Both my children are afraid of her and I can't blame them. I have also had numerous problems with the nurse giving my children medication without my knowledge and not telling me what she gave them. What if they had an allergic reaction? The teachers and vice principal are wonderful.The rest of the staff should not be around children.

  • (10 years ago)

    I am very pleased with magnolia elem. my daughter is a 3rd grader and I would not want her to go anywhere else. they have a principal who is above average on my chart and the teachers put 110% into their classrooms. my daughter has been with magnolia Elem. for 4 years and this school just keeps getting better with time. I would like to say to everyone that works at magnolia elem. thankyou for doing an excellent job my child and I really do appreciate it..

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Overall score

(based on 13 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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