Candlewood Elementary



Candlewood Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Candlewood Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 63
1 57
2 58
3 64
4 56
5 58
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Candlewood Elementary is a public elementary school located in Rockville, MD in the Montgomery County Public Schools. It enrolls 356 students in grades 1st through 12th. Candlewood Elementary is the 698th largest public school in Maryland and the 36,481st largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 356
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.66
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,481st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 698th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 612th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 761st out of 920

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Candlewood Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 178
(50%)
53,421
(48%)
 Male 178
(50%)
57,010
(52%)

Candlewood Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 143
(40%)
32,624
(30%)
 Hispanic 76
(21%)
33,079
(30%)
 Asian 68
(19%)
15,606
(14%)
 Black 49
(14%)
23,326
(21%)
 Two or More 18
(5%)
5,534
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
206
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
56
(0%)

Candlewood Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 274
(77%)
68,548
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 62
(17%)
34,821
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(6%)
7,062
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Candlewood Elementary is ranked 746th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Candlewood Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.0%) 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.

Candlewood Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 339
2006 335
2007 344
2008 330
2009 323
2010 342
2011 347
2012 360
2013 338
2014 333
2015 356

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 14
2007 15.3
2008 15.2
2009 15.5
2010 17.4
2011 18.6
2012 16.7
2013 15.4
2014 17.5
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10914454277286
2006 0.10746268656716
2007 0.12209302325581
2008 0.093939393939394
2009 0.095975232198142
2010 0.11988304093567
2011 0.13832853025937
2012 0.175
2013 0.19526627218935
2014 0.21621621621622
2015 0.23033707865169

Compare Candlewood Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.0%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
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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