Galway Elementary



Galway Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Galway Elementary Students by Grade
PK 37
K 138
1 118
2 150
3 125
4 110
5 129
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Galway Elementary is a public elementary school located in Silver Spring, MD in the Montgomery County Public Schools. It enrolls 807 students in grades 1st through 12th. Galway Elementary is the 45th largest public school in Maryland and the 4,217th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 807
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 57.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,217th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 45th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 248th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 30th out of 920

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Galway Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 429
(53%)
57,010
(52%)
 Female 378
(47%)
53,421
(48%)

Galway Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 469
(58%)
23,326
(21%)
 Hispanic 193
(24%)
33,079
(30%)
 Asian 81
(10%)
15,606
(14%)
 White 34
(4%)
32,624
(30%)
 Two or More 23
(3%)
5,534
(5%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
206
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
56
(0%)

Galway Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 391
(48%)
34,821
(32%)
 Not Eligible 323
(40%)
68,548
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 93
(12%)
7,062
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Galway Elementary is ranked 98th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Galway Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.0%) 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.

Galway Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 702
2006 693
2007 691
2008 744
2009 766
2010 790
2011 829
2012 826
2013 831
2014 810
2015 807

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 13.1
2007 13.3
2008 14.4
2009 14.6
2010 14.6
2011 14.7
2012 14.5
2013 14.4
2014 14.3
2015 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35042735042735
2006 0.43290043290043
2007 0.4616497829233
2008 0.48252688172043
2009 0.51044386422977
2010 0.54177215189873
2011 0.57659831121834
2012 0.56053268765133
2013 0.5884476534296
2014 0.58641975308642
2015 0.5997521685254

Compare Galway Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 60.0%
 

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Public PK - 05 807 14:1  
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Private PK - 08 492 11:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 421 14.7:1 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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