Samuel Ogle Middle School

Samuel Ogle Middle School serves 843 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Samuel Ogle Middle School operates within the Prince George's County School District.

Overview

The student population of 843 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 843 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Asian
6%
6%
Hispanic
12%
12%
Black
57%
36%
White
20%
42%
Two or more races
5%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.62 0.39
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
20%
36%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 128,798 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Prince George's County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
209
29
Number of Students Managed 128,798 15,634
District Total Revenue $1,915 MM $244 MM
District Spending $1,953 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,962 $14,580
District Spending / Student $15,260 $14,228
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bowie High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Benjamin Tasker Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Yorktown Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BowieYorktown Elementary School
    7301 Race Track Rd
    BowieMD 20715
    (301)805-6610
    0.5 mi | 294 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BowieChapel Forge Early Childhood Center
    Special Education School
    12711 Milan Way
    BowieMD 20715
    (301)805-2740
    Special Education School

    0.5 mi | 181 students | Gr. PK                      
  • Bowie Whitehall Elementary School
    3901 Woodhaven Ln
    BowieMD 20715
    (301)805-1000
    0.6 mi | 483 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BowieRockledge Elementary School
    7701 Laurel Bowie Rd
    BowieMD 20715
    (301)805-2720
    0.8 mi | 396 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BowieBowie High School
    15200 Annapolis Rd
    BowieMD 20715
    (301)805-2600
    1 mi | 2760 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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  • Recommended July 12, 2010 - All three of our children have or are, currently, attending Sam Ogle. I volunteer at this school and I feel a real sense of connection and community. It's a great school! - Posted by Parent

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