Sandy Plains Elementary School

Sandy Plains Elementary School serves 619 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Sandy Plains Elementary School operates within the Baltimore County School District.

Overview

The student population of 619 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 619 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Students 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 0.61 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 14:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Hispanic
8%
12%
Black
21%
36%
White
58%
42%
Two or more races
10%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.61 0.39
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.
67%
36%
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.
10%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 183,321 students has grown by 77% over five years.
School District Name Baltimore County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
174
29
Number of Students Managed 183,321 15,634
District Total Revenue $1,483 MM $244 MM
District Spending $1,365 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,368 $14,580
District Spending / Student $13,229 $14,228
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 Patapsco High & Center For Arts (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is General John Stricker Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bear Creek Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DundalkPatapsco High & Center For Arts
    Magnet School
    8100 Wise Ave
    DundalkMD 21222
    (410)887-7060
    Magnet School

    0.4 mi | 1471 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DundalkBear Creek Elementary School
    1601 Melbourne Rd
    DundalkMD 21222
    (410)887-7007
    0.8 mi | 469 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DundalkGrange Elementary School
    2000 Church Rd
    DundalkMD 21222
    (410)887-7043
    0.8 mi | 416 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DundalkBattle Grove Elementary School
    7828 St Patricia Ln
    DundalkMD 21222
    (410)887-7500
    0.9 mi | 336 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DundalkHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Charlesmont Elementary School
    7800 West Collingham Dr
    DundalkMD 21222
    (410)887-7004
    1.1 mi | 381 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended August 20, 2012 - My daughter is beginning her 3rd year at SP & she has been happy there. My only wish is that the school do some updates on the interior. Floors, walls, lockers ect. I think it could be more bright & appealing to little ones. - Posted by Parent

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