Veterans Elementary School

Veterans Elementary School serves 821 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Veterans Elementary School operates within the Howard County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 821 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 821 students
Veterans Elementary School Total Students (2008-2014)
Gender % Veterans Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Veterans Elementary School Total Teachers (2008-2014)
Students by Grade Veterans Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 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 13:1 15:1
Veterans Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
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.
0.65 0.39
Veterans Elementary School Diversity Score (2008-2014)
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.
18%
38%
Veterans Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
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%
Veterans Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 52,806 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,863 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has grown by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,395 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Howard County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
75
26
Number of Students Managed 52,806 15,824
Howard County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $854 MM $243 MM
Howard County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $830 MM $239 MM
Howard County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $16,863 $14,280
Howard County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $16,395 $14,036
Howard County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • Ellicott City Ellicott Mills Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 772 students4445 Montgomery Rd
    Ellicott CityMD 21043
    (410)313-2839
    0.26-8772
  • Ellicott CityDunloggin Middle School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 572 students9129 Northfield Rd
    Ellicott CityMD 21042
    (410)313-2831
    0.96-8572
  • Ellicott CityNorthfield Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 723 students9125 Northfield Rd
    Ellicott CityMD 21042
    (410)313-2806
    0.9KG-5723
  • Ellicott CityWorthington Elementary School
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    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 524 students4570 Roundhill Rd
    Ellicott CityMD 21043
    (410)313-2825
    1.2KG-5524
  • Ellicott CityPatapsco Middle School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 628 students8885 Old Frederick Rd
    Ellicott CityMD 21043
    (410)313-2848
    1.36-8628

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