South Lake Elementary



South Lake Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Lake Elementary Students by Grade
PK 62
K 123
1 139
2 147
3 128
4 110
5 107
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

South Lake Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gaithersburg, MD in the Montgomery County Public Schools. It enrolls 816 students in grades 1st through 12th. South Lake Elementary is the 39th largest public school in Maryland and the 3,979th largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 816
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,979th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 39th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 158th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 17th out of 920

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South Lake Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 432
(53%)
57,010
(52%)
 Female 384
(47%)
53,421
(48%)

South Lake Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 490
(60%)
33,079
(30%)
 Black 226
(28%)
23,326
(21%)
 Asian 54
(7%)
15,606
(14%)
 White 22
(3%)
32,624
(30%)
 Two or More 21
(3%)
5,534
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
206
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
56
(0%)

South Lake Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 623
(76%)
34,821
(32%)
 Not Eligible 117
(14%)
68,548
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 76
(9%)
7,062
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, South Lake Elementary is ranked 27th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Lake Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.7%) 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.

South Lake Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 558
2006 540
2007 549
2008 607
2009 620
2010 659
2011 691
2012 785
2013 797
2014 852
2015 816

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.9
2006 11.4
2007 11.2
2008 12.8
2009 12.3
2010 13.3
2011 12.8
2012 14.5
2013 13.6
2014 13.9
2015 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53225806451613
2006 0.62037037037037
2007 0.66484517304189
2008 0.64909390444811
2009 0.74354838709677
2010 0.74810318664643
2011 0.77858176555716
2012 0.76178343949045
2013 0.80050188205772
2014 0.83333333333333
2015 0.85661764705882

Compare South Lake Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
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 85.7%
 

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