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  • Cherokee Lane Elementary
  • 9000 25th Ave, Adelphi
  • Prince George's County Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 497
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Buck Lodge Middle School
  • 2611 Buck Lodge Rd, Adelphi
  • Prince George's County Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,085
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Adelphi Elementary
  • 8820 Riggs Rd, Adelphi
  • Prince George's County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 681
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Cool Spring Elementary
  • 8910 Riggs Rd, Adelphi
  • Prince George's County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 832
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Mary Harris "mother" Jones Elementary
  • 2405 Tecumseh St, Adelphi
  • Prince George's County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 963
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1

Adelphi school information

Average Test Scores17%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools51,16379,221
Total private schools167424,874
Total post-secondary schools11127,963
The Adelphi, MD educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Adelphi public schools have average test scores of 17% which is 60% lower than than the Maryland average and 66% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Adelphi public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.8% have completed high school, 34.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Adelphi

Completed 8th grade78.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school76.8%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college57.0%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.7%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.1%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters14.2%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.0%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%2.5%1.3%

Adelphi, MD School Districts

Prince George's County Public Schools

There are a total of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Adelphi. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Adelphi, MD schools is 17%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Adelphi, MD, an average of 78.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Adelphi schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Adelphi, MD schools.

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Adelphi, MD15,55417%66%

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Damascus, MD15,55454%9%
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Brunswick, ME15,56449%1%
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Adelphi, MD15,55417%66%
Source: The Adelphi, MD education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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