Best Public Schools in Zip Code 20902


Summary:

The 20902 zip code area of Montgomery County, Maryland is home to 11 schools, including 7 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 1 high school, all part of the Montgomery County Public Schools district. While the district is highly ranked, the schools in this area show significant performance gaps, with some standout schools like Flora M. Singer Elementary and Oakland Terrace Elementary outperforming others in the area.

The highest-performing schools in the 20902 zip code are Flora M. Singer Elementary and Oakland Terrace Elementary, which rank in the top 300 elementary schools in Maryland and earn 3 out of 5 stars from SchoolDigger. These schools have the highest proficiency rates in math and English language arts compared to the district average. In contrast, schools like Kemp Mill Elementary and Highland Elementary have much lower proficiency rates and higher rates of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, suggesting a correlation between socioeconomic status and academic performance.

The data also reveals a concerning trend at John F. Kennedy High School, which has seen a decline in its statewide ranking over the past several years. This high school warrants further investigation to understand the factors contributing to its declining performance. Overall, the schools in the 20902 zip code area demonstrate a mix of strengths and challenges, highlighting the need for continued efforts to ensure equitable access to quality education for all students.








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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Maryland State Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





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