Guilford Elementary



Guilford Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Guilford Elementary Students by Grade
PK 19
K 69
1 82
2 71
3 81
4 82
5 65
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Guilford Elementary is a public elementary school located in Columbia, MD in the Howard County Public Schools. It enrolls 469 students in grades 1st through 12th. Guilford Elementary is the 487th largest public school in Maryland and the 24,947th largest nationally. It has 11.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 469
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,947th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 487th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 73rd out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 213th out of 920

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Guilford Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 242
(52%)
19,862
(52%)
 Female 227
(48%)
18,556
(48%)

Guilford Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 242
(52%)
8,590
(22%)
 White 86
(18%)
15,131
(39%)
 Asian 57
(12%)
8,201
(21%)
 Hispanic 50
(11%)
3,911
(10%)
 Two or More 33
(7%)
2,437
(6%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
94
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
54
(0%)

Guilford Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 266
(57%)
30,020
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 175
(37%)
7,077
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(6%)
1,321
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Guilford Elementary is ranked 502nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Guilford Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.3%) 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.

Guilford Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 440
2006 470
2007 479
2008 486
2009 511
2010 497
2011 523
2012 478
2013 497
2014 496
2015 469

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 13.9
2007 13.1
2008 11.9
2009 13.3
2010 14.4
2011 14.1
2012 12.6
2013 13.1
2014 12.4
2015 11.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25227272727273
2006 0.28723404255319
2007 0.26931106471816
2008 0.28600823045267
2009 0.31898238747554
2010 0.30985915492958
2011 0.32887189292543
2012 0.40794979079498
2013 0.41851106639839
2014 0.44354838709677
2015 0.43283582089552

Compare Guilford Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,150.0% 11.5:1
 
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.3%
 
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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