Running Brook Elementary



Running Brook Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Running Brook Elementary Students by Grade
PK 45
K 76
1 88
2 81
3 70
4 89
5 61
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Running Brook Elementary is a public elementary school located in Columbia, MD in the Howard County Public Schools. It enrolls 510 students in grades 1st through 12th. Running Brook Elementary is the 390th largest public school in Maryland and the 20,958th largest nationally. It has 10.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 510
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,958th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 390th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 47th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 91st out of 920

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Running Brook Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 258
(51%)
18,556
(48%)
 Male 252
(49%)
19,862
(52%)

Running Brook Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 261
(51%)
8,590
(22%)
 White 102
(20%)
15,131
(39%)
 Hispanic 68
(13%)
3,911
(10%)
 Two or More 44
(9%)
2,437
(6%)
 Asian 31
(6%)
8,201
(21%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
54
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
94
(0%)

Running Brook Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 247
(48%)
30,020
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 233
(46%)
7,077
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(6%)
1,321
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Running Brook Elementary is ranked 390th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Running Brook Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.6%) is slightly 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.

Running Brook Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 345
2006 339
2007 394
2008 401
2009 434
2010 418
2011 435
2012 483
2013 492
2014 529
2015 510

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.9
2006 9.4
2007 9.5
2008 9.5
2009 11.3
2010 10
2011 11.3
2012 12.4
2013 12
2014 10.3
2015 10.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32173913043478
2006 0.29793510324484
2007 0.30964467005076
2008 0.39152119700748
2009 0.36175115207373
2010 0.42344497607656
2011 0.42528735632184
2012 0.43271221532091
2013 0.48983739837398
2014 0.48393194706994
2015 0.5156862745098

Compare Running Brook Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,040.0% 10.4:1
 
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
This School 51.6%
 
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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