Cradlerock Elementary



Cradlerock Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cradlerock Elementary Students by Grade
PK 64
K 69
1 67
2 86
3 67
4 72
5 75
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cradlerock Elementary is a public elementary school located in Columbia, MD in the Howard County Public Schools. It enrolls 500 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cradlerock Elementary is the 409th largest public school in Maryland and the 21,925th largest nationally. It has 11.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 500
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,925th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 409th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 89th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 183rd out of 920

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Cradlerock Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 258
(52%)
18,556
(48%)
 Male 242
(48%)
19,862
(52%)

Cradlerock Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 230
(46%)
8,590
(22%)
 White 102
(20%)
15,131
(39%)
 Hispanic 71
(14%)
3,911
(10%)
 Two or More 51
(10%)
2,437
(6%)
 Asian 46
(9%)
8,201
(21%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
54
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
94
(0%)

Cradlerock Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 292
(58%)
30,020
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 189
(38%)
7,077
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(4%)
1,321
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Cradlerock Elementary is ranked 493rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cradlerock Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.6%) is slightly 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.

Cradlerock Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 497
2012 500
2013 520
2014 482
2015 500

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 13.3
2012 11.8
2013 12.4
2014 12
2015 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 0.40643863179074
2012 0.46
2013 0.49038461538462
2014 0.4149377593361
2015 0.416

Compare Cradlerock Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.6%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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