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Templeton Elementary School
6001 Carters Ln, Riverdale, MD 20737
Templeton Elementary School is located within a residential section of Riverdale Park. The school has been underMore improvement, after it was put under the school improvement status of "focus developing" following low state test scores. However, according to Principal Marlowe Blount-Rich, the 2009-10 school year was one of its best school years yet and the school is continuing to work to improve test scores with the help of more student enrichment programs.
Parkdale High School
6001 Good Luck Rd, Riverdale, MD 20737

Parkdale High School is the home of the Panthers, and with more than 2,000 students, the school reports a highMore graduation rate of 93 percent. Although the class size decreases as the grade level increases, the school is not under any categories for school state test performance.

The school has a large sports program and a football stadium in the rear of the school, as well as a large extracurricular program.

University Park Elementary
4315 Underwood St, University Park, MD 20782
University Park Elementary is located within a residential area of Baltimore Avenue. The school has high state testMore scores, in the 80th percentile, and also boasts a 93 percent attendance rate. The school serves a large hispanic community but is not a Title 1 school. The school's principal, Nancy Schickner, began her first year with the school in the fall of 2009.
Riverdale Elementary School
5006 Riverdale Rd, Riverdale, MD 20737
Riverdale Elementary serves students in kindergarten through the sixth grade. The school has approximately 586 studentsMore from over 30 countries. The school's principal is Carol Cantu.
William Wirt Middle School
62nd Pl & Tuckerman St, Riverdale, MD 20737

William Wirt Middle School is a Title 1 school that serves students in grades six through eight. Principal PrenticeMore Christian provides the students with the "Principal's Book of the Month," which encourages teen reading. The school also has an active renaissance program that encourages students to participate in theater.

The school has a 15 percent school suspension rate.

Beacon Heights Elementary School
6929 Furman Pkwy, Riverdale, MD 20737

Beacon Heights Elementary School is located in East Riverdale, right outside the boundaries of Riverdale Park. TheMore school's student population is largely Hispanic and African American with 1 percent of students identifying themselves as white and Asian.

The school does have a pre-K program and the Principal Lynne Stuewe has reported that the school has met the overall Annual Yearly Progress standards each year since leaving the reconstruction status in 2002.

The school has a low suspension rate, under 1 percent, and is title 1.

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