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 grown by 13% 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
Sandy Plains Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Sandy Plains Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Sandy Plains Elementary School Student 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 0.61 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
Sandy Plains Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Sandy Plains Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
8%
12%
Sandy Plains Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
21%
36%
Sandy Plains Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
58%
42%
Sandy Plains Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
10%
3%
Sandy Plains Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Sandy Plains Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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
Sandy Plains Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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%
Sandy Plains Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
10%
6%
Sandy Plains Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 183,321 students has grown by 75% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,368 is less than the state average of $14,580. The district revenue/student has grown by 36% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,229 is less than the state average of $14,228. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Baltimore County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
174
29
Number of Students Managed 183,321 15,634
Baltimore County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,483 MM $244 MM
Baltimore County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,365 MM $238 MM
Baltimore County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,368 $14,580
Baltimore County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,229 $14,228
Baltimore County School District 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 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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  • DundalkPatapsco High & Center For Arts
    Magnet School
    8100 Wise Ave
    DundalkMD 21222
    (410)887-7060
    Magnet School

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

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  • 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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