Potomac Heights Elementary



Potomac Heights Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Potomac Heights Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 27
1 26
2 40
3 34
4 35
5 35
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Potomac Heights Elementary is a public elementary school located in Hagerstown, MD in the Washingtion County Public Schools. It enrolls 197 students in grades 1st through 12th. Potomac Heights Elementary is the 872nd largest public school in Maryland and the 48,652nd largest nationally. It has 12.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 197
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 48,652nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 872nd out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 102nd out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 863rd out of 920

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Potomac Heights Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 100
(51%)
7,830
(49%)
 Male 97
(49%)
8,037
(51%)

Potomac Heights Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 147
(75%)
10,898
(69%)
 Two or More 20
(10%)
1,333
(8%)
 Black 19
(10%)
2,005
(13%)
 Hispanic 10
(5%)
1,249
(8%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
348
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
23
(0%)

Potomac Heights Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 123
(62%)
7,445
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 66
(34%)
7,733
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(4%)
689
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Potomac Heights Elementary is ranked 763rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Potomac Heights Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.6%) is slightly 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.

Potomac Heights Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 306
2006 303
2007 318
2008 314
2009 322
2010 325
2011 252
2012 239
2013 214
2014 193
2015 197

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 14.4
2007 14.5
2008 13.1
2009 13.1
2010 13.5
2011 12.6
2012 12
2013 11.3
2014 10.6
2015 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49019607843137
2006 0.45544554455446
2007 0.44025157232704
2008 0.44585987261146
2009 0.43167701863354
2010 0.49230769230769
2011 0.42857142857143
2012 0.43514644351464
2013 0.34579439252336
2014 0.36787564766839
2015 0.3756345177665

Compare Potomac Heights Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.6%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 197 12.1:1  
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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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