About This School
Dowell Elementary School made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Maryland in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Dowell Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Dowell Elementary School had 17 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Maryland average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Dowell Elementary School's students and teachers. more
Elementary Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Shiloh Christian Academy 0.8 miles||n/a|
|Appeal Elementary School 1.5 miles|
|Our Lady Star Of The Sea School 1.9 miles||n/a|
|Patuxent Elementary School 2 miles||n/a|
|Honey Maccallum Christian Preschool 3.6 miles||n/a|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 662
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Dowell Elementary School had 33% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Maryland had 40% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Calvert County Public Schools District Spending
In 2011, Dowell Elementary School had 17 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Maryland average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Calvert County Public Schools School District
About the MSA
What is it?
The Maryland State Assessments (MSA) are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grades 3 through 8 are assessed in reading and math.
How is it Scored?
Students receive a score of basic, proficient, or advanced. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.