West Towson Elementary



West Towson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Towson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 75
1 79
2 72
3 93
4 106
5 76
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Towson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Baltimore, MD in the Baltimore County Public Schools. It enrolls 501 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Towson Elementary is the 407th largest public school in Maryland and the 21,827th largest nationally. It has 17.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 501
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,827th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 407th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 779th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 553rd out of 920

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West Towson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 253
(50%)
38,920
(49%)
 Male 248
(50%)
41,278
(51%)

West Towson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 385
(77%)
33,061
(41%)
 Asian 41
(8%)
5,636
(7%)
 Two or More 30
(6%)
4,020
(5%)
 Hispanic 21
(4%)
6,903
(9%)
 Black 20
(4%)
30,121
(38%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
361
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
96
(0%)

West Towson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 470
(94%)
40,661
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 25
(5%)
33,975
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
5,562
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, West Towson Elementary is ranked 875th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Towson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 48.4%. 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.

West Towson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 437
2011 518
2012 543
2013 542
2014 503
2015 501

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 15
2011 16
2012 15.4
2013 16.2
2014 16.3
2015 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.073226544622426
2011 0.067567567567568
2012 0.060773480662983
2013 0.062730627306273
2014 0.049701789264414
2015 0.06187624750499

Compare West Towson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.2%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 501 17.5:1  
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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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