Hereford Middle School

Hereford Middle School serves 926 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Hereford Middle School operates within the Baltimore County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 926 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 926 students
Hereford Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Hereford Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hereford Middle School 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 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Hereford Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
Hereford Middle School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
3%
11%
Hereford Middle School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
4%
37%
Hereford Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
89%
43%
Hereford Middle School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hereford Middle School Sch Ethnicity Hereford Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.21 0.38
Hereford Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
9%
35%
Hereford Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
1%
7%
Hereford Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 181,547 students has grown by 75% over five years.
School District Name Baltimore County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
171
28
Number of Students Managed 181,547 16,752
Baltimore County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,483 MM $244 MM
Baltimore County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,365 MM $238 MM
Baltimore County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,368 $14,580
Baltimore County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,229 $14,228
Baltimore County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hereford High School (2.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Cockeysville Middle School (7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sparks Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sparks Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Sparks Elementary School
    601 Belfast Rd
    Sparks , MD 21152
    (410)887-7900
    1.8  mi  |  574  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Parkton Hereford High School
    17301 York Rd
    Parkton , MD 21120
    (410)887-1905
    2.1  mi  |  1378  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Phoenix Jacksonville Elementary School
    3400 Hillendale Heights Rd
    Phoenix , MD 21131
    (410)887-7880
    6.4  mi  |  594  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Upperco Fifth District Elementary School
    3725 Mount Carmel Rd
    Upperco , MD 21155
    (410)887-1726
    6.9  mi  |  280  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Cockeysville Cockeysville Middle School
    10401 Greenside Dr
    Cockeysville , MD 21030
    (410)887-7626
    7  mi  |  743  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Did You Know?
Baltimore County, MD public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.42, which is higher than the Maryland average of 0.38. The most diverse school district in Baltimore County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.