Sandy Plains Elementary School

  • Sandy Plains Elementary School serves 553 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Sandy Plains Elementary School operates within the Baltimore County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 553 students has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students553 students
Sandy Plains Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Sandy Plains Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Sandy Plains Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSandy Plains Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Sandy Plains Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
6%
Sandy Plains Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
6%
15%
Sandy Plains Elementary School Black Students (1989-2015)
Black
22%
34%
Sandy Plains Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
56%
40%
Sandy Plains Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
12%
4%
Sandy Plains Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSandy Plains 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.
0.630.70
Sandy Plains Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
67%
39%
Sandy Plains 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%
Sandy Plains Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Baltimore County School District's student population of 109,240 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,469 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,351 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameBaltimore County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
172
28
Number of Students Managed109,24017,887
Baltimore County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,547 MM$243 MM
Baltimore County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$1,535 MM$239 MM
Baltimore County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,469$14,280
Baltimore County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,351$14,036
Baltimore County 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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School Reviews

5  8/20/2012
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.
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