Lake Elkhorn Middle School



Lake Elkhorn Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lake Elkhorn Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 154
7 151
8 185
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lake Elkhorn Middle School is a public elementary school located in Columbia, MD in the Howard County Public Schools. It enrolls 490 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 11.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 490
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 44

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Lake Elkhorn Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 264
(54%)
19,862
(52%)
 Female 226
(46%)
18,556
(48%)

Lake Elkhorn Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 249
(51%)
8,590
(22%)
 White 84
(17%)
15,131
(39%)
 Hispanic 66
(13%)
3,911
(10%)
 Two or More 48
(10%)
2,437
(6%)
 Asian 41
(8%)
8,201
(21%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
54
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
94
(0%)

Lake Elkhorn Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 270
(55%)
30,020
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 189
(39%)
7,077
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(6%)
1,321
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Lake Elkhorn Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.9%) 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.

Lake Elkhorn Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 465
2012 466
2013 504
2014 500
2015 490

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 11.1
2012 10.8
2013 11.5
2014 10.9
2015 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 0.45806451612903
2012 0.49785407725322
2013 0.51984126984127
2014 0.474
2015 0.44897959183673

Compare Lake Elkhorn Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.9%
 
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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