Southern Middle School

605 Harvey Winters Rd

Oakland, MD 21550-4350

Grades: 6-8

535 students

Southern Middle School serves 535 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 58%.
Southern Middle School operates within the Garrett County School District.

Overview

The student population of 535 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 535 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
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 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
White
97%
42%
Hawaiian
1%
33%
Two or more races
2%
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.
0.06 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.
34%
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.
12%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,403 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Garrett County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
29
Number of Students Managed 4,403 15,634
District Total Revenue $70 MM $244 MM
District Spending $69 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $15,722 $14,580
District Spending / Student $15,558 $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 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
  • OaklandBroad Ford Elementary School
    607 Harvey Winters Rd
    OaklandMD 21550
    (301)334-9445
    0 mi | 641 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • OaklandDennett Road Elementary School
    770 Dennett Rd
    OaklandMD 21550
    (301)334-3452
    0.8 mi | 314 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • OaklandSouthern Garrett High School
    345 Oakland Dr
    OaklandMD 21550
    (301)334-9447
    1.1 mi | 726 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • OaklandYough Glades Elementary School
    70 Wolf Acres Dr
    OaklandMD 21550
    (301)334-3334
    1.6 mi | 362 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • OaklandCrellin Elementary School
    115 Kendall Dr
    OaklandMD 21550
    (301)334-4704
    4.7 mi | 117 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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