White Marsh Elementary School

  • White Marsh Elementary School serves 244 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • White Marsh Elementary School operates within the St. Mary's County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 244 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 244 students
White Marsh Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % White Marsh Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
White Marsh Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade White Marsh Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
White Marsh Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
6%
White Marsh Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
3%
15%
White Marsh Elementary School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
4%
34%
White Marsh Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
86%
40%
White Marsh Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
White Marsh Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
4%
White Marsh Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups White Marsh 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.
0.26 0.70
White Marsh 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.
20%
39%
White Marsh 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.
6%
6%
White Marsh Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • St. Mary's County School District's student population of 17,887 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,413 in this district is less than the state average of $13,687. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,514 is higher than the state average of $13,479. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name St. Mary's County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
28
Number of Students Managed 17,887 17,887
St. Mary's County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $239 MM $245 MM
St. Mary's County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $241 MM $241 MM
St. Mary's County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,413 $13,687
St. Mary's County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,514 $13,479
St. Mary's 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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