George Washington Carver Elementary



George Washington Carver Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

George Washington Carver Elementary Students by Grade
PK 115
K 94
1 98
2 97
3 84
4 80
5 72
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

George Washington Carver Elementary is a public elementary school located in Great Mills, MD in the St. Mary'S County Public Schools. It enrolls 640 students in grades 1st through 12th. George Washington Carver Elementary is the 198th largest public school in Maryland and the 11,107th largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 640
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,107th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 198th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 670th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 278th out of 920

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George Washington Carver Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 344
(54%)
6,390
(49%)
 Male 296
(46%)
6,622
(51%)

George Washington Carver Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 323
(50%)
2,375
(18%)
 White 126
(20%)
8,386
(64%)
 Hispanic 97
(15%)
925
(7%)
 Two or More 70
(11%)
940
(7%)
 Asian 19
(3%)
311
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
45
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
30
(0%)

George Washington Carver Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 469
(73%)
4,086
(31%)
 Not Eligible 122
(19%)
8,374
(64%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(8%)
552
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, George Washington Carver Elementary is ranked 76th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of George Washington Carver Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.9%) 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.

George Washington Carver Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 326
2006 397
2007 485
2008 480
2009 505
2010 556
2011 539
2012 586
2013 617
2014 644
2015 640

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.9
2006 14.8
2007 16.2
2008 14.9
2009 15.7
2010 17.2
2011 16.7
2012 16.9
2013 16
2014 17
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61963190184049
2006 0.61712846347607
2007 0.65979381443299
2008 0.675
2009 0.71881188118812
2010 0.75359712230216
2011 0.80890538033395
2012 0.8259385665529
2013 0.78606158833063
2014 0.82298136645963
2015 0.809375

Compare George Washington Carver Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 80.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 640 16.8:1  
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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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