James Mchenry Elementary



James Mchenry Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James Mchenry Elementary Students by Grade
PK 86
K 128
1 123
2 101
3 100
4 118
5 92
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James Mchenry Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lanham, MD in the Prince George'S County Public Schools. It enrolls 748 students in grades 1st through 12th. James Mchenry Elementary is the 83rd largest public school in Maryland and the 6,092nd largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 748
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.74
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,092nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 83rd out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 512th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 105th out of 920

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James Mchenry Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 388
(52%)
47,299
(51%)
 Female 360
(48%)
44,910
(49%)

James Mchenry Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 457
(61%)
28,927
(31%)
 Black 264
(35%)
54,781
(59%)
 White 13
(2%)
4,215
(5%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
2,464
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
1,250
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
217
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
355
(0%)

James Mchenry Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 555
(74%)
54,120
(59%)
 Not Eligible 128
(17%)
31,057
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 65
(9%)
7,032
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, James Mchenry Elementary is ranked 43rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James Mchenry Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.9%) 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.

James Mchenry Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 686
2006 614
2007 670
2008 654
2009 673
2010 642
2011 686
2012 702
2013 751
2014 755
2015 748

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 15.3
2007 15.5
2008 15.1
2009 15.1
2010 15.7
2011 16.5
2012 16.2
2013 17
2014 15.9
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58600583090379
2006 0.70358306188925
2007 0.7089552238806
2008 0.68654434250765
2009 0.72065378900446
2010 0.7398753894081
2011 0.84402332361516
2012 0.83333333333333
2013 0.84687083888149
2014 0.86225165562914
2015 0.82887700534759

Compare James Mchenry Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 82.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 748 15.7:1  
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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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