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 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 553 students
Sandy Plains Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Sandy Plains Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Sandy Plains Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Sandy Plains Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Sandy Plains Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Sandy Plains Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
12%
4%
Sandy Plains Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Sandy Plains Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD 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.
0.63 0.40
Sandy Plains Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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 (1990-2015)
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 (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Baltimore County School District's student population of 109,240 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,000 is higher than the state average of $13,687. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,754 is higher than the state average of $13,479. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Baltimore County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
172
28
Number of Students Managed 109,240 17,887
Baltimore County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,623 MM $245 MM
Baltimore County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,596 MM $241 MM
Baltimore County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,000 $13,687
Baltimore County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,754 $13,479
Baltimore County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View 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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