PROFICIENCY 60% 48% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #8 of 29 in Columbia
  • Ranked #59 of 1963 in Maryland
Proficiency Averages
51%Columbia
40%Maryland

Thunder Hill Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Howard County Public Schools" in Columbia, MD. There are a total of 544 students and 40 teachers at Thunder Hill Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1.

Thunder Hill Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 59.5%, which is 48% higher than the Maryland average.

Thunder Hill Elementary School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students544
Teachers40
Student/Teacher ratio14:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Thunder Hill Elementary 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

GradeProficiency
All57%
350-54%
460-64%
555-59%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All62%
350-54%
470-74%
560-64%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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.

Thunder Hill Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMarylandNational
White 45.1% 44.6% 40.5% 51.1%
Black 24.6% 21.3% 34.7% 15.9%
Asian 12.4% 18.4% 6.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.5% 9.0% 14.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 8.5% 6.3% 4.0% 3.1%

Columbia demographics profile

StatisticColumbiaMarylandNational
Population103,4396,045,680328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3,24062791
Median age37.538.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%54%55%
Speak English77%82%79%
Speak Spanish7%7%13%

Education level achieved in Columbia

IndexColumbiaMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade95.1%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school94.7%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college83.9%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree68.6%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors63.6%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters31.9%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.7%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.5%2.5%1.3%
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Source: The Thunder Hill Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.