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Dowell Elementary (leave a review)
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+1 (410) 535-7802

12680 H G Trueman Rd

Lusby, Maryland


About Dowell Elementary
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Dowell Elementary is one of 25 schools in the Calvert County Public Schools district of Maryland.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 651 students from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $70,514, which is lower than the Maryland state average of $72,674.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Program not provided

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Dowell Elementary 651$10,95817$70,5140.48
Mill Creek Middle (0.56 miles) 513$11,45617$74,5750.48
Patuxent High (0.6 miles) 1045$11,97717$75,0940.50
Patuxent Appeal Elementary Campus (1.6 miles) 817$13,32615$76,5200.53
Southern Middle (3.53 miles) 476$13,08915$77,1580.48
Town Creek Elementary (4.23 miles) 230$13,28915$69,2780.56

Dowell Elementary

Number of pupils651
Funding per pupil$10,958
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$70,514
Diversity index0.48

Mill Creek Middle (0.56 miles)

Number of pupils513
Funding per pupil$11,456
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$74,575
Diversity index0.48

Patuxent High (0.6 miles)

Number of pupils1045
Funding per pupil$11,977
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$75,094
Diversity index0.50

Patuxent Appeal Elementary Campus (1.6 miles)

Number of pupils817
Funding per pupil$13,326
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$76,520
Diversity index0.53

Southern Middle (3.53 miles)

Number of pupils476
Funding per pupil$13,089
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$77,158
Diversity index0.48

Town Creek Elementary (4.23 miles)

Number of pupils230
Funding per pupil$13,289
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$69,278
Diversity index0.56
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Rankings within Maryland
There are 1,449 schools in Maryland. Rankings don't always go up to 1,449 because some schools have missing data.
496thlargest school
629thhighest number of FTE teachers
1121stlowest pupil-teacher ratio
578thhighest average teaching salary
791sthighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
822ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
736thhighest diversity index
873rdhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 5th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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