Denton Elementary School



Denton Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Denton Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 60
K 97
1 95
2 102
3 103
4 98
5 110
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Denton Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Denton, MD in the Caroline County Public Schools. It enrolls 665 students in grades 1st through 12th. Denton Elementary School is the 169th largest public school in Maryland and the 9,695th largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 665
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,695th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 169th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 264th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 115th out of 920

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Denton Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 341
(51%)
2,062
(51%)
 Female 324
(49%)
2,018
(49%)

Denton Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 432
(65%)
2,598
(64%)
 Black 105
(16%)
577
(14%)
 Two or More 67
(10%)
314
(8%)
 Hispanic 47
(7%)
537
(13%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
44
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Denton Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 324
(49%)
1,733
(42%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 312
(47%)
2,074
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(4%)
273
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Denton Elementary School is ranked 253rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Denton Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.3%) 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.

Denton Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 549
2006 585
2007 638
2008 602
2009 638
2010 649
2011 640
2012 644
2013 632
2014 662
2015 665

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 14.3
2007 14.2
2008 14.3
2009 13.9
2010 14.1
2011 13.6
2012 14.6
2013 13.7
2014 14.4
2015 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47723132969035
2006 0.43931623931624
2007 0.4435736677116
2008 0.44019933554817
2009 0.5282131661442
2010 0.49768875192604
2011 0.5421875
2012 0.54347826086957
2013 0.4620253164557
2014 0.50302114803625
2015 0.51278195488722

Compare Denton Elementary School 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
State Average 48.4%
 
This School 51.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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