Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary



Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary Students by Grade
PK 34
K 65
1 68
2 63
3 81
4 66
5 60
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary is a public elementary school located in Newburg, MD in the Charles County Public Schools. It enrolls 437 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary is the 559th largest public school in Maryland and the 28,213th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 437
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,213th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 559th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 457th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 565th out of 920

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Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 245
(56%)
9,367
(52%)
 Female 192
(44%)
8,530
(48%)

Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 331
(76%)
4,979
(28%)
 Black 45
(10%)
9,524
(53%)
 Two or More 32
(7%)
1,387
(8%)
 Hispanic 19
(4%)
1,354
(8%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
538
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
85
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
30
(0%)

Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 304
(70%)
10,844
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 112
(26%)
6,043
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(5%)
1,010
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary is ranked 633rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.4%) 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.

Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 454
2006 480
2007 464
2008 425
2009 405
2010 423
2011 421
2012 426
2013 428
2014 423
2015 437

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 16.3
2007 15.7
2008 16.2
2009 15.4
2010 17.6
2011 16.8
2012 17
2013 17.1
2014 15.9
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.284140969163
2006 0.23958333333333
2007 0.2176724137931
2008 0.23294117647059
2009 0.24197530864198
2010 0.27186761229314
2011 0.28503562945368
2012 0.29342723004695
2013 0.30140186915888
2014 0.29314420803783
2015 0.30434782608696

Compare Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.4%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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