Denton Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
303 Sharp Rd
Denton, MD 21629
Phone
(410) 479-1660
District
CAROLINE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
CAROLINE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
721
Classroom Teachers
50

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Maryland

7

(10 is best)

Better than 62.9% of MD schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Denton Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

50 40 30 20 10 0
34%
42%
44%
41%
24%
43%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
45%
42%
47%
44%
43%
40%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
52%
40%
57%
44%
47%
37%
52%
40%
57%
44%
47%
37%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
14
14
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 88 12.2%
Kindergarten 109 15.1%
Grade 1 111 15.4%
Grade 2 100 13.9%
Grade 3 108 15.0%
Grade 4 97 13.5%
Grade 5 108 15.0%
Total 721 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 72.2% 67.1% 38.7%
Black 17.4% 15.7% 34.9%
Hispanic 8.2% 15.6% 18.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.3% 1.4% 7.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 50.9% 55.5% 46.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 46.7% 50.6% 40.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.2% 4.9% 5.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 32,875 6,045,680
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 101.3 616
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.1% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.0% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.9% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.2% 27.2%
65 OR OLDER 15.9% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 12,081 2,205,204
Single Parent Households With Children 13.5% 10.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.9% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 16.9% 40.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 8.6% 23.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.9% 19.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.8% 13.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.9% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.2% 12.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.0% 8.9%
$15,000 or less 9.6% 7.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,474 $48,344,170 58.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $682 $3,890,810 4.7%
Staff $716 $4,084,780 4.9%
General Administration $135 $770,175 0.9%
School Administration $885 $5,048,925 6.1%
Operation $1,028 $5,864,740 7.0%
Transportation $762 $4,347,210 5.2%
Other $286 $1,631,630 2.0%
Total Support $4,495 $25,643,975 30.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,619 $9,236,395 11.1%
Total Expenditures $14,587 $83,218,835 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,366 $8,400,065,370 57.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $662 $593,369,760 4.0%
Staff $678 $607,674,703 4.1%
General Administration $143 $127,940,102 0.9%
School Administration $992 $889,923,589 6.1%
Operation $1,236 $1,108,647,964 7.6%
Transportation $766 $686,865,217 4.7%
Other $406 $364,137,670 2.5%
Total Support $4,882 $4,378,416,861 29.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,110 $1,892,724,761 12.9%
Total Expenditures $16,358 $14,671,064,788 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%