Takoma Park Middle School

Takoma Park Middle School serves 840 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Takoma Park Middle School operates within the Montgomery County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 840 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 840 students
Takoma Park Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Takoma Park Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Takoma Park Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Takoma Park Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
19%
6%
Takoma Park Middle School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
14%
11%
Takoma Park Middle School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
27%
37%
Takoma Park Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
32%
43%
Takoma Park Middle School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Takoma Park Middle School Sch Ethnicity Takoma Park 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.
0.77 0.68
Takoma Park 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.
21%
35%
Takoma Park 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.
3%
7%
Takoma Park Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 148,171 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Montgomery County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
203
29
Number of Students Managed 148,171 17,449
Montgomery County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $2,508 MM $244 MM
Montgomery County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,252 MM $238 MM
Montgomery County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,007 $14,580
Montgomery County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,170 $14,228
Montgomery 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 Coolidge Senior High School (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Silver Spring International Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Takoma Park Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Takoma Park Takoma Park Elementary School
    Magnet School
    7511 Holly Ave
    Takoma Park , MD , 20912
    (301)650-6414
    Magnet School
    0.2  mi  |  560  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Takoma Park Piney Branch Elementary School
    7510 Maple Ave
    Takoma Park , MD , 20912
    (301)891-8000
    0.4  mi  |  479  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Silver Spring East Silver Spring Elementary School
    631 Silver Spring Ave
    Silver Spring , MD , 20910
    (301)650-6420
    0.5  mi  |  419  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Washington Takoma Ec Elementary School
    Vocational School
    7010 Piney Branch Rd Nw
    Washington , DC , 20012
    (202)576-6127
    Vocational School
    0.8  mi  |  308  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Washington Shepherd Elementary School
    7800 14th St Nw
    Washington , DC , 20012
    (202)576-6140
    1  mi  |  336  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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