Lake Elkhorn Middle School

6680 Cradlerock Way

Columbia, MD 21045
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (410)313-7600
  • Lake Elkhorn Middle School serves 490 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 61%.
  • Lake Elkhorn Middle School operates within the Howard County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 490 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students490 students
Lake Elkhorn Middle School Total Students (2012-2016)
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
Lake Elkhorn Middle School Total Teachers (2012-2016)
Students by GradeLake Elkhorn Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
Lake Elkhorn Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2012-2016)
Asian
8%
6%
Lake Elkhorn Middle School Asian Students (2012-2016)
Hispanic
14%
15%
Lake Elkhorn Middle School Black Students (2012-2016)
Black
51%
34%
Lake Elkhorn Middle School Black Students (2012-2016)
White
18%
39%
Lake Elkhorn Middle School White Students (2012-2016)
Two or more races
9%
4%
Lake Elkhorn Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsLake Elkhorn Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.680.71
Lake Elkhorn Middle School Diversity Score (2012-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
40%
Lake Elkhorn Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
Lake Elkhorn Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2012-2016)

District Comparison

  • Howard County School District's student population of 54,870 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,405 in this district is less than the state average of $16,454. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,950 is less than the state average of $16,634. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameHoward County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
76
28
Number of Students Managed54,87017,941
Howard County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$854 MM$295 MM
Howard County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$830 MM$298 MM
Howard County School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$16,405$16,454
Howard County School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$15,950$16,634
Howard County School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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    0 miles
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    1 miles
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    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6900
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    Grades: 6-8 | 454 students
    1.2 miles
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    1.26-8454
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    1.3 miles
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