Govans Elementary School

  • Govans Elementary School serves 398 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Govans Elementary School operates within the Baltimore City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 398 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students398 students
Govans Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Govans Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Govans Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeGovans Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Govans Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Govans Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2009)
Hispanic
2%
15%
Govans Elementary School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
96%
34%
Govans Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
2%
40%
Govans Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsGovans Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD 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.
0.080.70
Govans Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2015)
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.
83%
39%
Govans Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
9%
6%
Govans Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Baltimore City School District's student population of 83,888 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,902 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,105 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District NameBaltimore City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
178
28
Number of Students Managed83,88817,887
Baltimore City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,348 MM$243 MM
Baltimore City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$1,365 MM$239 MM
Baltimore City School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,902$14,280
Baltimore City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$16,105$14,036
Baltimore City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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