Gorman Crossing Elementary



Gorman Crossing Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gorman Crossing Elementary Students by Grade
PK 54
K 88
1 110
2 127
3 109
4 109
5 101
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gorman Crossing Elementary is a public elementary school located in Laurel, MD in the Howard County Public Schools. It enrolls 698 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gorman Crossing Elementary is the 139th largest public school in Maryland and the 8,091st largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 698
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,091st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 139th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 368th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 114th out of 920

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Gorman Crossing Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 352
(50%)
18,556
(48%)
 Male 346
(50%)
19,862
(52%)

Gorman Crossing Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 210
(30%)
8,590
(22%)
 White 187
(27%)
15,131
(39%)
 Asian 176
(25%)
8,201
(21%)
 Hispanic 85
(12%)
3,911
(10%)
 Two or More 38
(5%)
2,437
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
54
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
94
(0%)

Gorman Crossing Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 592
(85%)
30,020
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 77
(11%)
7,077
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(4%)
1,321
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Gorman Crossing Elementary is ranked 693rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gorman Crossing Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.2%) 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.

Gorman Crossing Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 554
2006 566
2007 623
2008 579
2009 612
2010 616
2011 699
2012 641
2013 686
2014 693
2015 698

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 12.7
2007 13.1
2008 12.1
2009 13
2010 13.7
2011 15.5
2012 13.3
2013 13.7
2014 13.3
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.088447653429603
2006 0.1095406360424
2007 0.099518459069021
2008 0.10535405872193
2009 0.15196078431373
2010 0.1525974025974
2011 0.1587982832618
2012 0.18096723868955
2013 0.1734693877551
2014 0.16161616161616
2015 0.15186246418338

Compare Gorman Crossing Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.2%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 698 14.8:1  
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Public KG - 05 638 15.2:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 08 322 13:1 3 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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