Thurmont Primary



Thurmont Primary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thurmont Primary Students by Grade
PK 71
K 90
1 117
2 95
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thurmont Primary is a public elementary school located in Thurmont, MD in the Frederick County Public Schools. It enrolls 373 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thurmont Primary is the 676th largest public school in Maryland and the 34,767th largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 373
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,767th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 676th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 705th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 752nd out of 920

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Thurmont Primary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 197
(53%)
14,605
(52%)
 Female 176
(47%)
13,731
(48%)

Thurmont Primary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 333
(89%)
17,564
(62%)
 Hispanic 20
(5%)
4,323
(15%)
 Two or More 15
(4%)
1,459
(5%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
106
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
3,316
(12%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
62
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1,506
(5%)

Thurmont Primary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 212
(57%)
19,903
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 134
(36%)
7,160
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(7%)
1,273
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Thurmont Primary is ranked 578th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thurmont Primary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.2%) is slightly 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.

Thurmont Primary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 461
2006 418
2007 434
2008 445
2009 427
2010 412
2011 395
2012 378
2013 374
2014 382
2015 373

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 14.9
2007 15.6
2008 15.3
2009 14.9
2010 14.5
2011 14.4
2012 15.4
2013 16.6
2014 15.9
2015 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19088937093275
2006 0.19617224880383
2007 0.26036866359447
2008 0.24943820224719
2009 0.29508196721311
2010 0.3131067961165
2011 0.3746835443038
2012 0.39153439153439
2013 0.4144385026738
2014 0.40575916230366
2015 0.43163538873995

Compare Thurmont Primary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.2%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Thurmont Primary
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Public PK - 02 373 17:1  
Thurmont Elementary
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Public 03 - 05 333 16.2:1 1 miles
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