White Marsh Elementary School

White Marsh Elementary School serves 262 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
White Marsh Elementary School operates within the Saint Mary's County School District.

Overview

The student population of 262 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 262 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less 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 17:1 14:1
Asian
1%
6%
Hispanic
1%
12%
Black
7%
36%
White
89%
42%
Two or more races
2%
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.
0.20 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.
25%
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.
2%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,124 students has grown by 26% over five years.
School District Name Saint Mary's County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
29
Number of Students Managed 21,124 15,634
District Total Revenue $235 MM $244 MM
District Spending $227 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,010 $14,580
District Spending / Student $13,556 $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 Chopticon High School (8.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Margaret Brent Middle School (7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lettie Marshall Dent Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MechanicsvilleLettie Marshall Dent Elementary School
    37840 New Market Turner Rd
    MechanicsvilleMD 20659
    (301)472-4500
    0.5 mi | 633 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MechanicsvilleMechanicsville Elementary School
    28585 Three Notch Rd
    MechanicsvilleMD 20659
    (301)472-4800
    2 mi | 333 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BryantownT. C. Martin Elementary School
    6315 Olivers Shop Rd
    BryantownMD 20617
    (301)274-3182
    6 mi | 579 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HelenMargaret Brent Middle School
    29675 Point Lookout Rd
    HelenMD 20635
    (301)884-4635
    7 mi | 991 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MorganzaChopticon High School
    25390 Colton Point Rd
    MorganzaMD 20660
    (301)475-0215
    8.4 mi | 1590 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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