Laurel Woods Elementary



Laurel Woods Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Laurel Woods Elementary Students by Grade
PK 50
K 78
1 90
2 107
3 98
4 79
5 108
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Laurel Woods Elementary is a public elementary school located in Laurel, MD in the Howard County Public Schools. It enrolls 610 students in grades 1st through 12th. Laurel Woods Elementary is the 245th largest public school in Maryland and the 13,008th largest nationally. It has 11.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 610
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,008th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 245th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 60th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 52nd out of 920

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Laurel Woods Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 309
(51%)
18,556
(48%)
 Male 301
(49%)
19,862
(52%)

Laurel Woods Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 314
(51%)
8,590
(22%)
 Hispanic 129
(21%)
3,911
(10%)
 Asian 72
(12%)
8,201
(21%)
 White 54
(9%)
15,131
(39%)
 Two or More 41
(7%)
2,437
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
54
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
94
(0%)

Laurel Woods Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 278
(46%)
30,020
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 233
(38%)
7,077
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 99
(16%)
1,321
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Laurel Woods Elementary is ranked 264th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Laurel Woods Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.4%) is slightly 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.

Laurel Woods Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 484
2006 483
2007 531
2008 561
2009 569
2010 599
2011 609
2012 564
2013 572
2014 587
2015 610

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 13.8
2007 13.3
2008 12.3
2009 13.7
2010 14.6
2011 13.7
2012 11.6
2013 11.6
2014 11.9
2015 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36363636363636
2006 0.36645962732919
2007 0.36158192090395
2008 0.41532976827094
2009 0.42530755711775
2010 0.45409015025042
2011 0.49753694581281
2012 0.4468085106383
2013 0.46328671328671
2014 0.44804088586031
2015 0.54426229508197

Compare Laurel Woods Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
This School 54.4%
 
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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