Darnestown Elementary



Darnestown Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Darnestown Elementary Students by Grade
PK 3
K 42
1 48
2 49
3 43
4 51
5 54
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Darnestown Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gaithersburg, MD in the Montgomery County Public Schools. It enrolls 290 students in grades 1st through 12th. Darnestown Elementary is the 800th largest public school in Maryland and the 42,435th largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 290
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,435th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 800th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 726th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 852nd out of 920

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Darnestown Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 154
(53%)
57,010
(52%)
 Female 136
(47%)
53,421
(48%)

Darnestown Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 216
(74%)
32,624
(30%)
 Asian 27
(9%)
15,606
(14%)
 Hispanic 17
(6%)
33,079
(30%)
 Two or More 16
(6%)
5,534
(5%)
 Black 14
(5%)
23,326
(21%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
56
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
206
(0%)

Darnestown Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 269
(93%)
68,548
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 16
(6%)
34,821
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(2%)
7,062
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Darnestown Elementary is ranked 895th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Darnestown Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.2%) is significantly 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.

Darnestown Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 418
2006 384
2007 382
2008 376
2009 378
2010 373
2011 351
2012 345
2013 313
2014 312
2015 290

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 15.6
2007 16.3
2008 16.3
2009 15.7
2010 17.3
2011 17.6
2012 17.9
2013 17
2014 17.3
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.04066985645933
2006 0.028645833333333
2007 0.031413612565445
2008 0.015957446808511
2009 0.03968253968254
2010 0.045576407506702
2011 0.034188034188034
2012 0.031884057971014
2013 0.060702875399361
2014 0.048076923076923
2015 0.072413793103448

Compare Darnestown Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.2%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 290 17.1:1  
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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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