Second, requesting the total enrollment for 2019-2020 school year by grade for all grade levels and the 2020-2021 enrollment by grade for all grade levels. Please also include separate statistics for those on 504 or IEP programs. Please include separate statistics by school.
Third, requesting the dropout rate for the 2019-2020 school year and 2020-2021 school year for all grade levels, listed by grade and by month. Please also include separate statistics for those on 504 or IEP programs. Separately, include statistics by school.
Fourth, requesting the absentee rate for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 school years for all grades listed by grade and by month. Please also include separate statistics for those on 504 or IEP programs. Separately, include statistics by school.
Fifth, requesting participation rate for the FARM program for 2019-2020 school year for all grade levels, listed by school. Please include number of families served and number of meals provided. For the summer of 2020 (listed separately) as well as the 2020-2021 school year, please detail the participation rate for school food pickup by school. Please include number of families served and number of meals provided.
Responsive to this request, please find available data below. No further clarification received from requester within 30 days to continue response.
http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/programs/Pages/School-CommunityNutrition/FreeReducedPriceMealStatistics.aspx (see the Statewide Detail by Agency tab). As this information has not yet been posted for the 2019-2020 school year, we have included with this response the data as reported by HCPSS.
Alternately, FARMs rates as calculated by the Maryland State Department of Education (and defined as "The number and percentage of students whose applications for free/reduced price meals meet the family size and income guidelines (as promulgated annually by the U.S. Department of Agriculture) and students approved through direct certification. The counts are reported as of the student`s last day of enrollment in the school system - either the last day in school or the date the student withdrew. The percentage is calculated by dividing the number of students receiving free or reduced price meals by the June net enrollment.") is reported on the Maryland Report Card – the most recent information for the 2018-2019 school year can be found under the Data Downloads pages within the chart Students Receiving Special Services: https://reportcard.msde.maryland.gov/Graphs/#/DataDownloads/datadownload/3/17/6/6/9
(during COVID), summer 2020, as well as for the current SY2021 to date.