Garrett Park Elementary



Garrett Park Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Garrett Park Elementary Students by Grade
PK 5
K 160
1 143
2 145
3 116
4 115
5 118
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Garrett Park Elementary is a public elementary school located in Kensington, MD in the Montgomery County Public Schools. It enrolls 802 students in grades 1st through 12th. Garrett Park Elementary is the 46th largest public school in Maryland and the 4,344th largest nationally. It has 18.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 802
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,344th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 46th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 880th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 183rd out of 920

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Garrett Park Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 433
(54%)
57,010
(52%)
 Female 369
(46%)
53,421
(48%)

Garrett Park Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 349
(44%)
32,624
(30%)
 Hispanic 160
(20%)
33,079
(30%)
 Asian 129
(16%)
15,606
(14%)
 Black 103
(13%)
23,326
(21%)
 Two or More 58
(7%)
5,534
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
56
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
206
(0%)

Garrett Park Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 672
(84%)
68,548
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 95
(12%)
34,821
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(4%)
7,062
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Garrett Park Elementary is ranked 639th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Garrett Park Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.2%) 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.

Garrett Park Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 451
2006 431
2007 446
2008 471
2009 480
2010 551
2011 563
2012 632
2013 701
2014 750
2015 802

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 15.4
2007 15.9
2008 16.4
2009 16.3
2010 17.8
2011 16.9
2012 18.6
2013 19.5
2014 18.2
2015 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16407982261641
2006 0.16473317865429
2007 0.17713004484305
2008 0.13588110403397
2009 0.17916666666667
2010 0.1470054446461
2011 0.14031971580817
2012 0.1376582278481
2013 0.15691868758916
2014 0.17333333333333
2015 0.16209476309227

Compare Garrett Park Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.2%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Garrett Park Elementary
Kensington, MD
Public PK - 05 802 18.9:1  
Kensington Parkwood Elementary
Kensington, MD
Public KG - 05 644 18.1:1 1 miles
Holy Cross School
Garrett Park, MD
Private PK - 08 195 12:1 1 miles
Wayside Elementary
Bethesda, MD
Public PK - 05 526 17.5:1 2 miles
Brookewood School
Kensington, MD
Private 01 - 12 151 9:1 2 miles
Kennedy Krieger School
Rockville, MD
Private 04 - 12 57 4:1 2 miles
Grace Episcopal Day School
Kensington, MD
Private PK - 05 102 7:1 2 miles
St Jane De Chantal School
Bethesda, MD
Private PK - 08 506 17:1 2 miles
Executive Child Development Center
Rockville, MD
Private PK - KG 80 4:1 2 miles
Lycee Rochambeau French Intl School
Bethesda, MD
Private PK - 12 1,004 12:1 2 miles
Holy Redeemer Catholic Elementary School
Kensington, MD
Private PK - 08 430 12:1 2 miles
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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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