Rachel Carson Elementary Gaithersburg, MD 20878


Rachel Carson Elementary - School Profile

School Directory Information (2019-2020 school year)

Physical Address:

Mailing Address:

Phone: (240) 740-1840

Website: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/rachelc

Grade Span: (grades PK - 5)

PK KG 1 2 3 4 5                     
District Name: Montgomery County Public Schools

Type: Regular
Status: Operational

Charter: No

Supervisory Union #: N/A

School Details (2018-2019 school year)
County: Montgomery County
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Locale: Small City (less than 100,000)

Magnet: No

Total Students: 973
Classroom Teachers (FTE): 53
Student/Teacher Ratio: 18.3

Enrollment Characteristics (2018-2019 school year)

Enrollment by Grade:

PK KG 1 2 3 4 5
36 155 137 149 150 166 180

Enrollment by Gender:

Male 496
Female 477

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity:

American Indian or Alaska Native 0
Asian 168
Black or African American 70
Hispanic/Latino 197
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0
Not Specified 0
Two or more races 76
White 462
Direct Certification1:
Free lunch qualified1: 157
Reduced-price lunch qualified1: 25
Note: Details may not add to totals.

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