HCPSS MPIA Request #2020-062

Requested Information
1. graduation rate of swansfield elementary school from 2001-2019
2. total budget of swansfield ES, clarksville ES, pointer run ES from 2015-2019
3. The amount of Title I funding invested into swansfield ES from 2015-2019
4. The student/teacher ratio of swansfield ES, clarksville ES, pointer run ES from 2015-2019
Date Received
Response Notes

Responsive to this request, we have previously responded to an MPIA request which included copies of Title I allocation charts since FY2012 and a memo that gave some explanation of how Title I funds are used at the school level: https://mpia.hcpss.org/requests/2019-129. Additionally, for student/teacher ratio, class size reports including level and school are reported annually to the Board of Education, with the most recent 2018-2019 report available here: https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/B7CNMT5E9D17/$file/12%2018%202018%20Class%20Size%20Report%202018-2019%20BR.pdf. Data such as student enrollment, demographics as well as information about teachers by school is annually reported to the Maryland State Department of Education. Data file downloads going back several years can be found here: https://msp2018.msde.maryland.gov/Graphs/#/DataDownloads/datadownload/3/17/6/13/0517.

Graduation rates for high school students are officially calculated by the Maryland State Department of Education and reported publically through the Maryland Report Card, which can be viewed by school or by district. The online version allows you to break down graduation by services, and see trends over the years: https://msp2018.msde.maryland.gov/Graphs/#/Graduation/GradRate/1/6/3/3/1/3/3/3/3/3/3/3/13/XXXX. Please note, SY2019 data is not finalized/reported until typically January of the following year. No clarification received from requester to continue request. No clarification received from requester to continue request.

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