Veterans Elementary School

Veterans Elementary School serves 997 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Veterans Elementary School operates within the Howard County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 997 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 997 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Students by Grade Veterans Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Asian
42%
6%
Hispanic
4%
11%
Black
14%
37%
White
33%
43%
All Ethnic Groups Veterans Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Veterans 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.
0.70 0.38
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.
17%
35%
Veterans Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2013)
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.
2%
7%

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
28
Number of Students Managed 56,445 16,752
Howard County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $835 MM $244 MM
Howard County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $817 MM $238 MM
Howard County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Howard High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ellicott Mills Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northfield Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Ellicott CityHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Ellicott Mills Middle School
    4445 Montgomery Rd
    Ellicott CityMD 21043
    (410)313-2839
    0.2 mi | 715 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Ellicott CityNorthfield Elementary School
    9125 Northfield Rd
    Ellicott CityMD 21042
    (410)313-2806
    0.9 mi | 611 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Ellicott CityDunloggin Middle School
    9129 Northfield Rd
    Ellicott CityMD 21042
    (410)313-2831
    0.9 mi | 555 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Ellicott CityWorthington Elementary School
    4570 Roundhill Rd
    Ellicott CityMD 21043
    (410)313-2825
    1.2 mi | 522 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Ellicott CityPatapsco Middle School
    8885 Old Frederick Rd
    Ellicott CityMD 21043
    (410)313-2848
    1.3 mi | 583 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Ellicott City, MD public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.55, which is higher than the Maryland average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Ellicott City is Bellows Spring Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.