Govans Elementary School

Govans Elementary School serves 367 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Govans Elementary School operates within the Baltimore City Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 367 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 367 students
Govans Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Govans Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Govans Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less 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 15:1 14:1
Govans Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Govans Elementary School Asian (1995-2009)
Hispanic
1%
11%
Govans Elementary School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
97%
37%
Govans Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
n/a
43%
Govans Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Govans Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Govans 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.
0.06 0.38
Govans Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2012)
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.
85%
35%
Govans Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Govans Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 95,775 students has grown by 16% over five years.
School District Name Baltimore City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
195
28
Number of Students Managed 95,775 16,752
Baltimore City Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,383 MM $244 MM
Baltimore City Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,360 MM $238 MM
Baltimore City Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,811 $14,580
Baltimore City Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,529 $14,228
Baltimore City 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 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Baltimore Tunbridge Public Charter School
    Charter School
    5504 York Rd
    Baltimore , MD , 21212
    (410)323-8692
    Charter School
    0.3  mi  |  264  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Baltimore Baltimore I.t. Academy
    900 Woodbourne Ave
    Baltimore , MD , 21212
    (443)642-2067
    0.7  mi  |  223  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Baltimore Baltimore Design School
    1101 Winston Ave
    Baltimore , MD , 21212
    (410)396-8805
    1  mi  |  134  students  |  Gr.  6-7
  • Baltimore Leith Walk Elementary School
    1235 Sherwood Ave
    Baltimore , MD , 21239
    (410)396-6380
    1  mi  |  962  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Baltimore Guilford Elementary Middle
    4520 York Rd
    Baltimore , MD , 21212
    (410)396-6358
    1.2  mi  |  349  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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