Matthew A. Henson Elementary



Matthew A. Henson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Matthew A. Henson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 45
K 62
1 68
2 61
3 51
4 46
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Matthew A. Henson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Baltimore, MD in the Baltimore City Public Schools. It enrolls 389 students in grades 1st through 12th. Matthew A. Henson Elementary is the 648th largest public school in Maryland and the 33,190th largest nationally. It has 19.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 389
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,190th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 648th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 885th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 787th out of 920

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Matthew A. Henson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 198
(51%)
31,926
(49%)
 Male 191
(49%)
33,717
(51%)

Matthew A. Henson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 383
(98%)
53,166
(81%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
5,754
(9%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
161
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
620
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
403
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
149
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
5,390
(8%)

Matthew A. Henson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 389
(100%)
58,712
(89%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
6,931
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Matthew A. Henson Elementary is ranked 185th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Matthew A. Henson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Matthew A. Henson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 455
2006 431
2007 428
2008 423
2009 394
2010 380
2011 366
2012 351
2013 335
2014 374
2015 389

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 14.6
2007 14
2008 15.1
2009 16.1
2010 16.5
2011 20.9
2012 17.6
2013 18.1
2014 20.2
2015 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87912087912088
2006 0.8445475638051
2007 0.81308411214953
2008 0.82033096926714
2009 0.93654822335025
2010 0.96842105263158
2011 0.94262295081967
2012 0.97150997150997
2013 0.98507462686567
2014 0.95187165775401
2015 1

Compare Matthew A. Henson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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