Gaithersburg Elementary



Gaithersburg Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gaithersburg Elementary Students by Grade
PK 41
K 175
1 164
2 142
3 125
4 120
5 97
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gaithersburg Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gaithersburg, MD in the Montgomery County Public Schools. It enrolls 864 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gaithersburg Elementary is the 23rd largest public school in Maryland and the 2,958th largest nationally. It has 11.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 864
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 74.31

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Gaithersburg Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 463
(54%)
57,010
(52%)
 Female 401
(46%)
53,421
(48%)

Gaithersburg Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 638
(74%)
33,079
(30%)
 Black 136
(16%)
23,326
(21%)
 White 44
(5%)
32,624
(30%)
 Asian 31
(4%)
15,606
(14%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
5,534
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
206
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
56
(0%)

Gaithersburg Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 636
(74%)
34,821
(32%)
 Not Eligible 138
(16%)
68,548
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 90
(10%)
7,062
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Gaithersburg Elementary is ranked 19th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gaithersburg Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.0%) is significantly 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.

Gaithersburg Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 462
2006 473
2007 481
2008 493
2009 530
2010 591
2011 654
2012 740
2013 756
2014 802
2015 864

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.3
2006 10.5
2007 11.1
2008 10.7
2009 11.4
2010 12.6
2011 12
2012 13.1
2013 12.1
2014 11.6
2015 11.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5974025974026
2006 0.6215644820296
2007 0.60914760914761
2008 0.65314401622718
2009 0.6811320754717
2010 0.75634517766497
2011 0.782874617737
2012 0.77432432432432
2013 0.83068783068783
2014 0.81296758104738
2015 0.84027777777778

Compare Gaithersburg Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,160.0% 11.6:1
 
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 84.0%
 

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Public PK - 05 864 11.6:1  
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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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