Greencastle Elementary



Greencastle Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Greencastle Elementary Students by Grade
PK 67
K 108
1 104
2 121
3 127
4 116
5 116
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Greencastle Elementary is a public elementary school located in Silver Spring, MD in the Montgomery County Public Schools. It enrolls 759 students in grades 1st through 12th. Greencastle Elementary is the 71st largest public school in Maryland and the 5,678th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 759
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,678th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 71st out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 295th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 59th out of 920

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Greencastle Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 402
(53%)
57,010
(52%)
 Female 357
(47%)
53,421
(48%)

Greencastle Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 524
(69%)
23,326
(21%)
 Hispanic 147
(19%)
33,079
(30%)
 Asian 56
(7%)
15,606
(14%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
5,534
(5%)
 White 14
(2%)
32,624
(30%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
206
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
56
(0%)

Greencastle Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 410
(54%)
34,821
(32%)
 Not Eligible 267
(35%)
68,548
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 82
(11%)
7,062
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Greencastle Elementary is ranked 94th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Greencastle Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.8%) is 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.

Greencastle Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 608
2006 564
2007 564
2008 604
2009 579
2010 652
2011 721
2012 718
2013 773
2014 809
2015 759

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 13.6
2007 14
2008 14.9
2009 12.9
2010 14.1
2011 14.1
2012 14.3
2013 14.4
2014 14.7
2015 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41447368421053
2006 0.51063829787234
2007 0.51418439716312
2008 0.51986754966887
2009 0.58031088082902
2010 0.5920245398773
2011 0.58945908460472
2012 0.63927576601671
2013 0.64553686934023
2014 0.64647713226205
2015 0.64822134387352

Compare Greencastle Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 64.8%
 

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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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