Southern Middle School

605 Harvey Winters Rd,

Oakland, MD, 21550-4350

Tel: (301)334-8881
Grades: 6-8

548 students

Southern Middle School serves 548 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Southern Middle School operates within the Garrett County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 548 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 548 students
Southern Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Southern Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Southern Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 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 13:1 14:1
Southern Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Southern Middle School Asian (2009-2010)
Hispanic
n/a
11%
Black
n/a
37%
White
97%
43%
Southern Middle School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Southern Middle School Sch Ethnicity Southern 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.
0.06 0.82
Southern Middle School Diversity Score (2004-2012)
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.
34%
35%
Southern 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.
10%
7%
Southern Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,077 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
School District Name Garrett County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
28
Number of Students Managed 4,077 16,752
Garrett County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $70 MM $244 MM
District Spending $69 MM $238 MM
Garrett County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,722 $14,580
Garrett County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,558 $14,228
Garrett 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 Southern Garrett High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Union Educational Complex (11.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Broad Ford Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Oakland Broad Ford Elementary School
    607 Harvey Winters Rd
    Oakland , MD , 21550
    (301)334-9445
    0  mi  |  424  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Oakland Dennett Road Elementary School
    770 Dennett Rd
    Oakland , MD , 21550
    (301)334-3452
    0.8  mi  |  314  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Oakland Southern Garrett High School
    345 Oakland Dr
    Oakland , MD , 21550
    (301)334-9447
    1.1  mi  |  772  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Oakland Yough Glades Elementary School
    70 Wolf Acres Dr
    Oakland , MD , 21550
    (301)334-3334
    1.6  mi  |  250  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Oakland Crellin Elementary School
    115 Kendall Dr
    Oakland , MD , 21550
    (301)334-4704
    4.7  mi  |  93  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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