Spring Meadow Early Childhood Center



Spring Meadow Early Childhood Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Spring Meadow Early Childhood Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 134
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Spring Meadow Early Childhood Center is a public elementary school located in Townsend, DE in the Appoquinimink School District. It enrolls 134 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 134
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 8

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Spring Meadow Early Childhood Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 73
(54%)
3,218
(48%)
 Male 61
(46%)
3,427
(52%)

Spring Meadow Early Childhood Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 105
(78%)
4,193
(63%)
 Black 15
(11%)
1,540
(23%)
 Two or More 8
(6%)
194
(3%)
 Asian 3
(2%)
297
(4%)
 Hispanic 3
(2%)
393
(6%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Spring Meadow Early Childhood Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 112
(84%)
5,039
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 18
(13%)
1,385
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(3%)
221
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Spring Meadow Early Childhood Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Spring Meadow Early Childhood Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 134

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010
2011
2012 0.16417910447761

Compare Spring Meadow Early Childhood Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.4%
 
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Spring Meadow Early Childhood Center
Townsend, DE
Public KG - KG 134 16.8:1  
Townsend Early Childhood Center
Townsend, DE
Public PK - KG 108 13.5:1 1 miles
Silver Lake Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 555 15.9:1 4 miles
Appoquinimink Early Childhood Center
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Public PK - KG 183 11.4:1 4 miles
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Tender Loving Kare Childcare & Learning Center II
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Bunker Hill Elementary School
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Public 01 - 05 667 16.7:1 5 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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