Dayton Oaks Elementary School

Dayton Oaks Elementary School serves 473 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Dayton Oaks Elementary School operates within the Howard County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 473 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 31% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 473 students
Dayton Oaks Elementary School Total Students (2007-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Dayton Oaks Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2012)
Students by Grade Dayton Oaks Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Dayton Oaks Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2007-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
16%
6%
Dayton Oaks Elementary School Asian (2007-2012)
Hispanic
1%
11%
Dayton Oaks Elementary School Hispanic (2007-2012)
Black
4%
37%
Dayton Oaks Elementary School Black (2007-2012)
White
68%
43%
Dayton Oaks Elementary School White (2007-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dayton Oaks Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Dayton Oaks Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.50 0.68
Dayton Oaks Elementary School Diversity Score (2007-2012)
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.
1%
35%
Dayton Oaks Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
n/a
7%
Dayton Oaks Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 56,445 students has grown by 13% over five years.
School District Name Howard County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
73
29
Number of Students Managed 56,445 17,449
Howard County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $835 MM $244 MM
District Spending $817 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,734 $14,580
Howard County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,360 $14,228
Howard County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Glenelg High School (2.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Folly Quarter Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Ellicott City Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Folly Quarter Middle School
    13500 Triadelphia Rd
    Ellicott City , MD , 21042
    (410)313-1506
    1.5  mi  |  588  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Ellicott City Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School
    13400 Triadelphia Rd
    Ellicott City , MD , 21042
    (410)313-2560
    1.6  mi  |  411  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Glenelg Glenelg High School
    14025 Burnt Woods Rd
    Glenelg , MD , 21737
    (410)313-5528
    2.5  mi  |  1225  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Clarksville Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award River Hill High School
    12101 Route 108
    Clarksville , MD , 21029
    (410)313-7120
    3.3  mi  |  1390  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Clarksville Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Clarksville Elementary School
    12041 Route 108
    Clarksville , MD , 21029
    (410)313-7050
    3.3  mi  |  522  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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