Damascus Elementary



Damascus Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Damascus Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 70
1 47
2 53
3 42
4 71
5 53
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Damascus Elementary is a public elementary school located in Damascus, MD in the Montgomery County Public Schools. It enrolls 336 students in grades 1st through 12th. Damascus Elementary is the 732nd largest public school in Maryland and the 38,329th largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 336
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,329th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 732nd out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 264th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 701st out of 920

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Damascus Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 192
(57%)
53,421
(48%)
 Male 144
(43%)
57,010
(52%)

Damascus Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 191
(57%)
32,624
(30%)
 Hispanic 89
(26%)
33,079
(30%)
 Two or More 21
(6%)
5,534
(5%)
 Black 21
(6%)
23,326
(21%)
 Asian 10
(3%)
15,606
(14%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
206
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
56
(0%)

Damascus Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 246
(73%)
68,548
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 79
(24%)
34,821
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(3%)
7,062
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Damascus Elementary is ranked 724th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Damascus Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.8%) is 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.

Damascus Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 333
2006 294
2007 287
2008 279
2009 285
2010 293
2011 306
2012 303
2013 314
2014 302
2015 336

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 13.6
2007 14.2
2008 13
2009 14.5
2010 14.6
2011 14.3
2012 13.8
2013 14.4
2014 13.5
2015 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13813813813814
2006 0.13945578231293
2007 0.16376306620209
2008 0.19354838709677
2009 0.24210526315789
2010 0.2457337883959
2011 0.2843137254902
2012 0.26072607260726
2013 0.24522292993631
2014 0.24834437086093
2015 0.26785714285714

Compare Damascus Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.8%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 336 14.1:1  
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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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