Esperanza Middle School



Esperanza Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Esperanza Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 260
7 259
8 287
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Esperanza Middle School is a public elementary school located in Lexington Park, MD in the St. Mary'S County Public Schools. It enrolls 806 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 806
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.4

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Esperanza Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 403
(50%)
6,622
(51%)
 Female 403
(50%)
6,390
(49%)

Esperanza Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 464
(58%)
8,386
(64%)
 Black 187
(23%)
2,375
(18%)
 Hispanic 74
(9%)
925
(7%)
 Two or More 53
(7%)
940
(7%)
 Asian 25
(3%)
311
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
45
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
30
(0%)

Esperanza Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 574
(71%)
8,374
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 197
(24%)
4,086
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(4%)
552
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Esperanza Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.8%) 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.

Esperanza Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 880
2006 897
2007 892
2008 853
2009 862
2010 805
2011 775
2012 769
2013 820
2014 818
2015 806

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 16.8
2007 15.8
2008 15.2
2009 15.1
2010 14.3
2011 14.6
2012 14.5
2013 15.7
2014 16
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21477272727273
2006 0.2263099219621
2007 0.23542600896861
2008 0.22039859320047
2009 0.22969837587007
2010 0.2472049689441
2011 0.26064516129032
2012 0.29388816644993
2013 0.28536585365854
2014 0.29339853300733
2015 0.287841191067

Compare Esperanza Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.8%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Esperanza Middle School
Lexington Park, MD
Public 06 - 08 806 16:1  
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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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