Sykesville Middle School

Sykesville Middle School serves 794 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 Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Sykesville Middle School operates within the Carroll County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 794 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 794 students
Sykesville Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Sykesville Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sykesville 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 0.82. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Sykesville Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Sykesville Middle School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
3%
11%
Sykesville Middle School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
2%
37%
Sykesville Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
89%
43%
Sykesville Middle School White (1989-2012)
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.
0.21 0.82
Sykesville 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.
7%
35%
Sykesville 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.
2%
7%
Sykesville Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,082 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Carroll County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
29
Number of Students Managed 27,082 21,120
Carroll County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $425 MM n/a
Carroll County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $415 MM n/a
Carroll County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,180 $0
Carroll County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,821 $0
Carroll 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 Liberty High School (2.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Oklahoma Road Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Piney Ridge Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sykesville Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Piney Ridge Elementary School
    6315 Freedom Ave
    Sykesville , MD , 21784
    (410)751-3535
    1.9  mi  |  599  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Sykesville Carrolltowne Elementary School
    6542 Ridge Rd
    Sykesville , MD , 21784
    (410)751-3530
    2.4  mi  |  587  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sykesville Eldersburg Elementary School
    1021 Johnsville Rd
    Sykesville , MD , 21784
    (410)751-3520
    2.6  mi  |  520  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sykesville Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Oklahoma Road Middle School
    6300 Oklahoma Rd
    Sykesville , MD , 21784
    (410)751-3600
    2.8  mi  |  787  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Sykesville Liberty High School
    5855 Bartholow Rd
    Sykesville , MD , 21784
    (410)751-3560
    2.8  mi  |  1166  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Sykesville, 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 0.20, which is lower than the Maryland average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Sykesville is Linton Springs Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.