Veterans Elementary School

  • Veterans Elementary School serves 865 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Veterans Elementary School operates within the Howard County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 865 students has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 865 students
Veterans Elementary School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % Veterans Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Veterans Elementary School Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by Grade Veterans Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.65 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 14:1 15:1
Veterans Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
Asian
47%
6%
Veterans Elementary School Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
4%
15%
Veterans Elementary School Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
13%
34%
Veterans Elementary School Black Students (2008-2015)
White
34%
40%
Veterans Elementary School White Students (2008-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Veterans Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Veterans Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Veterans 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.
0.65 0.40
Veterans Elementary School Diversity Score (2008-2015)
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.
17%
39%
Veterans Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2015)
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.
2%
6%
Veterans Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2015)

District Comparison

  • Howard County School District's student population of 53,162 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,838 is higher than the state average of $13,687. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,475 is higher than the state average of $13,479. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Howard County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
75
28
Number of Students Managed 53,162 17,887
Howard County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $942 MM $245 MM
Howard County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $923 MM $241 MM
Howard County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,838 $13,687
Howard County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,475 $13,479
Howard 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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