Friendship Valley Elementary



Friendship Valley Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Friendship Valley Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 69
1 80
2 84
3 91
4 71
5 89
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Friendship Valley Elementary is a public elementary school located in Westminster, MD in the Carroll County Public Schools. It enrolls 484 students in grades 1st through 12th. Friendship Valley Elementary is the 444th largest public school in Maryland and the 23,455th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 484
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,455th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 444th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 319th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 415th out of 920

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Friendship Valley Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 249
(51%)
8,776
(51%)
 Female 235
(49%)
8,434
(49%)

Friendship Valley Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 406
(84%)
14,470
(84%)
 Hispanic 37
(8%)
1,023
(6%)
 Two or More 17
(4%)
533
(3%)
 Black 14
(3%)
665
(4%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
452
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
34
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
33
(0%)

Friendship Valley Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 379
(78%)
13,326
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 95
(20%)
3,368
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(2%)
516
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Friendship Valley Elementary is ranked 696th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Friendship Valley Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.7%) 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.

Friendship Valley Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 471
2006 439
2007 440
2008 459
2009 479
2010 475
2011 483
2012 493
2013 512
2014 489
2015 484

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 14.8
2007 14.2
2008 15.2
2009 16.1
2010 15.4
2011 15.3
2012 14.8
2013 14.9
2014 14.6
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1104033970276
2006 0.10478359908884
2007 0.14545454545455
2008 0.15468409586057
2009 0.18789144050104
2010 0.18105263157895
2011 0.21325051759834
2012 0.23326572008114
2013 0.234375
2014 0.20040899795501
2015 0.21694214876033

Compare Friendship Valley Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.7%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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