Govans Elementary School

Govans Elementary School serves 385 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Govans Elementary School operates within the Baltimore City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 385 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 385 students
Govans Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Govans Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Govans Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Govans Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less 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 16:1 15:1
Govans Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
14%
Govans Elementary School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
96%
35%
Govans Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
1%
41%
Govans Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
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.
0.08 0.39
Govans 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.
87%
38%
Govans 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.
7%
6%
Govans Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Baltimore City School District's student population of 84,730 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,263 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,470 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Baltimore City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
195
26
Number of Students Managed 84,730 15,824
Baltimore City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,348 MM $243 MM
Baltimore City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,365 MM $239 MM
Baltimore City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,263 $14,280
Baltimore City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,470 $14,036
Baltimore City 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 Western High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Baltimore I.t. Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tunbridge Public Charter School (0.3 miles away)
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