Sligo Creek Elementary



Sligo Creek Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sligo Creek Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 105
1 121
2 113
3 98
4 111
5 99
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sligo Creek Elementary is a public elementary school located in Silver Spring, MD in the Montgomery County Public Schools. It enrolls 647 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sligo Creek Elementary is the 189th largest public school in Maryland and the 10,664th largest nationally. It has 18.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 647
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,664th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 189th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 846th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 348th out of 920

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Sligo Creek Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 336
(52%)
57,010
(52%)
 Female 311
(48%)
53,421
(48%)

Sligo Creek Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 338
(52%)
32,624
(30%)
 Black 156
(24%)
23,326
(21%)
 Hispanic 74
(11%)
33,079
(30%)
 Two or More 48
(7%)
5,534
(5%)
 Asian 29
(4%)
15,606
(14%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
206
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
56
(0%)

Sligo Creek Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 560
(87%)
68,548
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 74
(11%)
34,821
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(2%)
7,062
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Sligo Creek Elementary is ranked 733rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sligo Creek Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.4%) is significantly 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.

Sligo Creek Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 633
2006 621
2007 617
2008 615
2009 647
2010 582
2011 557
2012 564
2013 597
2014 638
2015 647

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 13
2007 13.7
2008 14.3
2009 15.2
2010 15
2011 17.3
2012 17.1
2013 17.2
2014 17
2015 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18957345971564
2006 0.20128824476651
2007 0.23987034035656
2008 0.2260162601626
2009 0.24420401854714
2010 0.17010309278351
2011 0.15619389587074
2012 0.1436170212766
2013 0.13232830820771
2014 0.13322884012539
2015 0.13446676970634

Compare Sligo Creek Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.4%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 647 18.3:1  
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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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