J. Frank Dent Elementary



J. Frank Dent Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

J. Frank Dent Elementary Students by Grade
PK 20
K 37
1 47
2 42
3 56
4 43
5 27
6 30
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

J. Frank Dent Elementary is a public elementary school located in Fort Washington, MD in the Prince George'S County Public Schools. It enrolls 302 students in grades 1st through 12th. J. Frank Dent Elementary is the 789th largest public school in Maryland and the 41,391st largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 302
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,391st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 789th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 740th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 843rd out of 920

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J. Frank Dent Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 152
(50%)
44,910
(49%)
 Male 150
(50%)
47,299
(51%)

J. Frank Dent Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 262
(87%)
54,781
(59%)
 Hispanic 32
(11%)
28,927
(31%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
2,464
(3%)
 White 2
(1%)
4,215
(5%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,250
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
217
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
355
(0%)

J. Frank Dent Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 208
(69%)
54,120
(59%)
 Not Eligible 70
(23%)
31,057
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(8%)
7,032
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, J. Frank Dent Elementary is ranked 447th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of J. Frank Dent Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.8%) is 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.

J. Frank Dent Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 263
2006 291
2007 264
2008 234
2009 224
2010 267
2011 250
2012 257
2013 244
2014 251
2015 302

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 13.7
2007 11.2
2008 11.8
2009 15.2
2010 15.6
2011 16.8
2012 19.1
2013 15.5
2014 14.5
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57034220532319
2006 0.51202749140893
2007 0.59848484848485
2008 0.63675213675214
2009 0.62053571428571
2010 0.64419475655431
2011 0.66
2012 0.71984435797665
2013 0.78688524590164
2014 0.80876494023904
2015 0.7682119205298

Compare J. Frank Dent Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 76.8%
 

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