Fox Chapel Elementary School

Fox Chapel Elementary School serves 633 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Fox Chapel Elementary School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 633 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 633 students
Fox Chapel Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Fox Chapel Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Fox Chapel Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Fox Chapel Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Fox Chapel Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
19%
6%
Fox Chapel Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
42%
14%
Fox Chapel Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
25%
35%
Fox Chapel Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
10%
41%
Fox Chapel Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Fox Chapel Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.72 0.39
Fox Chapel Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
38%
Fox Chapel Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
6%
Fox Chapel Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Montgomery County School District's student population of 151,295 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $18,981 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $18,200 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
207
26
Number of Students Managed 151,295 15,824
Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,690 MM $243 MM
Montgomery County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,579 MM $239 MM
Montgomery County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,981 $14,280
Montgomery County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,200 $14,036
Montgomery County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Seneca Valley High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Roberto W. Clemente Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is S. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • GermantownRoberto W. Clemente Middle SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1147 students
    0.6 miles
    18808 Waring Station Rd
    GermantownMD 20874
    (301)601-0344
    0.66-81147
  • GermantownS. Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 675 students
    1 miles
    12500 Wisteria Dr
    GermantownMD 20874
    (301)353-0910
    1PK-5675
  • GermantownCaptain James E. Daly Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 601 students
    1.3 miles
    20301 Brandermill Dr
    GermantownMD 20876
    (301)353-0939
    1.3PK-5601
  • GermantownSeneca Valley High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1275 students
    1.3 miles
    19401 Crystal Rock Dr
    GermantownMD 20874
    (301)353-8000
    1.39-121275
  • Montgomery VillageStedwick Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 605 students
    1.4 miles
    10631 Stedwick Rd
    Montgomery VillageMD 20886
    (301)840-7187
    1.4PK-5605

School Reviews

2.0  1/6/2015
While I like that they have GT program, I do not like the fact that they do not have anything fun for kids. Most schools give certificates after completing Kindergarten. Most schools have Halloween parade or Christmas party. This school is so boring. The are is just depressing.
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