Sandy Hill Elementary



Sandy Hill Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sandy Hill Elementary Students by Grade
PK 41
K 64
1 77
2 92
3 76
4 70
5 60
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sandy Hill Elementary is a public elementary school located in Cambridge, MD in the Dorchester County Public Schools. It enrolls 480 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sandy Hill Elementary is the 454th largest public school in Maryland and the 23,858th largest nationally. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 480
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 40
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,858th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 454th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 98th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 225th out of 920

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Sandy Hill Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 255
(53%)
1,830
(52%)
 Female 225
(47%)
1,658
(48%)

Sandy Hill Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 269
(56%)
1,447
(41%)
 White 124
(26%)
1,461
(42%)
 Hispanic 41
(9%)
283
(8%)
 Two or More 40
(8%)
246
(7%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
45
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Sandy Hill Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 360
(75%)
2,291
(66%)
 Not Eligible 102
(21%)
1,012
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(4%)
185
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Sandy Hill Elementary is ranked 202nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sandy Hill Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.8%) 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.

Sandy Hill Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 374
2006 413
2007 452
2008 442
2009 495
2010 499
2011 458
2012 516
2013 527
2014 523
2015 480

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 15.4
2007 13.1
2008 11.9
2009 14.1
2010 13.9
2011 11.5
2012 13.7
2013 13.6
2014 13.4
2015 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52139037433155
2006 0.53510895883777
2007 0.60398230088496
2008 0.59049773755656
2009 0.62828282828283
2010 0.66533066132265
2011 0.70742358078603
2012 0.68217054263566
2013 0.6888045540797
2014 0.66539196940727
2015 0.7875

Compare Sandy Hill Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 78.8%
 

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Public PK - 05 470 12.9:1 13 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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