University Park Elementary School

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4315 Underwood St

University Park, MD 20782

(301) 985-1898

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 650

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for University Park Elementary School

I do not feel this school can meet the needs of children with specials needs, especially those with an IEP. From my experience, students who start at UPES with an IEP seem to transfer or families move to a different county before reaching the fifth grade. Very unfortunate and hopefully the school's ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/25/12

Excellent organization !! principal is always cheerful and engaging around kids activities! love the staff and teachers they all seem like a wonderful family =) !!

Posted by a parent on 09/07/11

We love this school because the teachers are outstanding and the community is very involved there. The in-school music program is also wonderful. The vast majority of teachers at the school are able to effectively challenge all the kids in the class, no matter what their level by differentiating their ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/12/11

University Park Elementary School offers an excellent education which is enhanced by the strong sense of community. The children feel part of the warm environment. They are welcomed warmly by the Principal, Asst Principal, Teachers, and staff from the moment they walk in the door each day. The Principal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/01/11

A bit of light in a historically troubled school system. Bolstered by support from the community and the PTA, and anchored by good teachers, this school has much to offer its diverse student body. If anything, it may be a victim of its success, and everybody has perhaps unrealistically high expectations ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/05/10

UPES is above the rest! This is definitely one elementary school that the Principal, Assistant Principal, teachers, staff, and even the UP Police force, are always visible and there to ensure that the children are safe, and well educated. The parent involvement, due to a dynamic PTA Committee, is over ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/12/07

University Park is an excelent school, I personaly like it because promote diversity and involves parents in all the activities.

Posted by a parent on 10/11/07

Upes is a wonderful school teachers and parents are very intuned with the students and I wish there was a University Park Middle and High Schools.

Posted by a parent on 08/30/06

A great neighboorhood school. The students know each other and the parents are very involved. A hidden gem in PG County

Posted by a parent on 12/22/03

University Park is an excellent school. The environment that the UPES staff creates for the children to learn in is dynamic. Both my son and daughter attend UPES and they can't stop talking about it. If you are looking for an elementary school for your children I recommend UPES.

Posted by a parent on 10/28/03

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Test scores for University Park Elementary School

MSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
University Park Elementary School
Prince George's County Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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University Park schools — University Park Elementary School is located at 4315 Underwood St, University Park MD 20782. 4315 Underwood St is in the 20782 ZIP code in University Park, MD The school district for University Park Elementary School is the Prince George's County Public Schools. University Park Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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