Piney Branch Elementary



Piney Branch Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Piney Branch Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 205
4 194
5 164
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Piney Branch Elementary is a public elementary school located in Takoma Park, MD in the Montgomery County Public Schools. It enrolls 563 students in grades 1st through 12th. Piney Branch Elementary is the 304th largest public school in Maryland and the 16,378th largest nationally. It has 18.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 563
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,378th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 304th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 867th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 512th out of 920

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Piney Branch Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 291
(52%)
57,010
(52%)
 Female 272
(48%)
53,421
(48%)

Piney Branch Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 205
(36%)
32,624
(30%)
 Black 197
(35%)
23,326
(21%)
 Hispanic 110
(20%)
33,079
(30%)
 Two or More 31
(6%)
5,534
(5%)
 Asian 19
(3%)
15,606
(14%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
56
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
206
(0%)

Piney Branch Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 373
(66%)
68,548
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 163
(29%)
34,821
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(5%)
7,062
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Piney Branch Elementary is ranked 529th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Piney Branch Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.7%) 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.

Piney Branch Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 496
2006 477
2007 467
2008 479
2009 454
2010 475
2011 479
2012 492
2013 523
2014 526
2015 563

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 14.6
2007 13.7
2008 15.5
2009 16
2010 16.8
2011 16.8
2012 17.5
2013 17
2014 18.4
2015 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35483870967742
2006 0.38364779874214
2007 0.35331905781585
2008 0.33402922755741
2009 0.32819383259912
2010 0.30315789473684
2011 0.32776617954071
2012 0.33943089430894
2013 0.35564053537285
2014 0.34980988593156
2015 0.33747779751332

Compare Piney Branch Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.7%
 
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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