Mary Matula Elementary School



Mary Matula Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mary Matula Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 103
1 88
2 110
3 124
4 106
5 102
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mary Matula Elementary School is a public elementary school located in La Plata, MD in the Charles County Public Schools. It enrolls 673 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mary Matula Elementary School is the 162nd largest public school in Maryland and the 9,301st largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 673
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,301st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 162nd out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 765th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 268th out of 920

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Mary Matula Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 365
(54%)
9,367
(52%)
 Female 308
(46%)
8,530
(48%)

Mary Matula Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 315
(47%)
9,524
(53%)
 White 239
(36%)
4,979
(28%)
 Hispanic 52
(8%)
1,354
(8%)
 Two or More 44
(7%)
1,387
(8%)
 Asian 21
(3%)
538
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
85
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
30
(0%)

Mary Matula Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 458
(68%)
10,844
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 192
(29%)
6,043
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(3%)
1,010
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Mary Matula Elementary School is ranked 481st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mary Matula Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.9%) is 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.

Mary Matula Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 659
2006 664
2007 637
2008 450
2009 466
2010 490
2011 513
2012 564
2013 598
2014 612
2015 673

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 15
2007 14.4
2008 13.2
2009 14.9
2010 17.5
2011 16
2012 15.7
2013 16.2
2014 16.6
2015 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23823975720789
2006 0.23343373493976
2007 0.24018838304553
2008 0.28888888888889
2009 0.33476394849785
2010 0.32040816326531
2011 0.35867446393762
2012 0.35815602836879
2013 0.35117056856187
2014 0.34313725490196
2015 0.31946508172363

Compare Mary Matula Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.9%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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