PROFICIENCY 8% 82% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
20%Baltimore City Public Schools

Baltimore Design School is a school servicing grades 6 to 10 and is located in the district of "Baltimore City Public Schools" in Baltimore, MD. There are a total of 438 students and 26 teachers at Baltimore Design School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 306 free lunch students and 50 reduced lunch students.

Baltimore Design School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 7.5%, which is 82% lower than the Maryland average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch306
Reduced lunch50


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Baltimore Design School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

6<= 5%
7<= 5%
8<= 5%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Baltimore Design School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 6.6% 8.5% 40.5% 51.1%
African American 89.5% 82.8% 34.8% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 1.1% 6.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.1% 6.5% 14.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.2% 0.5% 4.0% 3.1%

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Baltimore demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7,67247491
Median age34.738.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)36%54%55%
Speak English91%82%79%
Speak Spanish4%7%13%

Education level achieved in Baltimore

Completed 8th grade80.1%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school78.5%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college53.9%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.4%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.7%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters14.0%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%2.5%1.3%
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Source: The Baltimore Design School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.