School Details

New Market Elementary School

93 West Main St, New Market, MD 21774
(240) 236-1300
10

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 748 students 16 students/teacher (MD avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

96%
84%
74%
95%
88%
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
  • Frederick County Public Schools average
  • Maryland state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

95%
88%
81%
96%
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
  • Frederick County Public Schools average
  • Maryland state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

90%
82%
73%
97%
95%
89%
79%
77%
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
  • Frederick County Public Schools average
  • Maryland state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

New Market Elementary School is a public elementary school in New Market. 748 children attend New Market Elementary School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 3% of the New Market Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 7% of the 748 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at New Market Elementary School is 16:1. Deer Crossing 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
White, non-Hispanic 86% 67%
Hispanic 5% 11%
Multiracial 4% 5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 5%
Asian 3% %
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 11%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 7% 23%
Limited English proficiency 3% 4%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Teachers or administration showed no genuine interest in my child they only covered their own behinds and pushed my daughter along!!!! Blue Ribbon- what a joke!

  • (1 year ago)

    My school has so many great people running it! They are honest and hard-working and show true heart felt interest in my children!

  • (4 years ago)

    Great principal! Wonderful parent involvement! Great community service! Challenging and caring faculty! Students are fantastic!

  • (4 years ago)

    My son started this school last year in Kindergarten. He had some trouble with reading and was way below where he should have been. His teachers immediately identified the problem and by the end of the school year he was reading at grade level. I really appreciated the time and attention they gave him even with lots of other kids in the class with high levels of reading (some of his friends) and lower levels of reading. They seem to be able to handle it all.

  • (4 years ago)

    The teacher and faculty of the school seem to genuinely care for all of the children. They constantly go out of their way to ensure that everyone is comprehending the material while offering enrichment opportunities for those that need pushed harder. The atmosphere is warm and kind. Volunteering is highly encouraged. I couldn't recommend any school more.

  • (5 years ago)

    New Market MD has the best elementary school in the state of Maryland. I am happy that my children attend this wonderful school.

  • (6 years ago)

    We have been in NMES since 2005. I truly would not have my children attend anywhere else. I know that they are receiving a top quality education while being nutrured and respected. The staff is amazing. Renovation of the school is complete and any concerns regarding space lighting and safety are no longer an issue. The parent volunteers are plentiful. Volunteers are always welcomed.

  • (6 years ago)

    I cannot find enough words to express the amazing job that this school ALWAYS done in regards to teaching our children. They are strict within the school without being overly so! I am proud that my son will be graduating this year!

  • (7 years ago)

    Principal is a dedicated knowledgeable leader who continually leans forward to ensure best environment for learning. Results of test scores (highest in the county) attest to the success of her programs. Driven for excellence and unwaivering in doing what is best for educating children may make her seem too business like for some. Teachers would follow her anywhere.

  • (7 years ago)

    Teachers outstanding and dedicated.

  • (9 years ago)

    This school is the oldest one around but with the renovations that will be coming this summer the school will be much better. They are getting more classrooms bigger play area etc. The teachers are so wonderful and I enjoy volunteering in the classroom. The PTA is top notch and really goes above and beyond for the students and teachers. My daughter loves her 'specials' (ie music gym etc) She truly loves all the teachers and is very excited about going to school. The teachers are easy to get a hold of through messages or email and very quick to respond to any situation. We really like this school.

  • (9 years ago)

    The physical condition of the school is poor. It needs major improvement. In particular the school is too small has a distracting 'open classroom' arrangement and is poorly lighted. Over all it has a dim and dingy look to it. The lunch facilities and fare are very poor. Lunch is low quality pre-made and trucked in and over-priced. In addition the lunch program is intended to MAKE MONEY for the school system which as sacrificed food quality and pushes non-nutricous items such as brownies cookies and chips at the kids. Pizza is on the menu almost daily. The school lacks a consistent grading policy. Spelling is generally not corrected. Grades can seem arbitrary. Student expectations are not clearly stated.

  • (10 years ago)

    Love the school and teachers but the principal is a poor leader who tends to come across as very cold. The school succeeds on the dedication of the teachers and staff.

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Overall score

(based on 15 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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