Takoma Park Middle School

Takoma Park Middle School serves 918 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 58%.
Takoma Park Middle School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

Overview

The student population of 918 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 918 students
Takoma Park Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Takoma Park Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Takoma Park Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.76 is more 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 17:1 14:1
Takoma Park Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
19%
6%
Takoma Park Middle School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
15%
12%
Takoma Park Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
28%
36%
Takoma Park Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
32%
42%
Takoma Park Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Takoma Park Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Takoma Park Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.76 0.39
Takoma Park Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
22%
36%
Takoma Park Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
4%
6%
Takoma Park Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 150,433 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $18,007 is higher than the state average of $14,580. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,170 is higher than the state average of $14,228. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
207
29
Number of Students Managed 150,433 15,634
Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $2,508 MM $244 MM
Montgomery County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,252 MM $238 MM
Montgomery County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,007 $14,580
Montgomery County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,170 $14,228
Montgomery County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Takoma ParkTakoma Park Elementary School
    Magnet School
    7511 Holly Ave
    Takoma ParkMD 20912
    (301)650-6414
    Magnet School

    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 587 students                      
  • Takoma ParkPiney Branch Elementary School
    7510 Maple Ave
    Takoma ParkMD 20912
    (301)891-8000
    0.4 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 492 students                      
  • Silver SpringEast Silver Spring Elementary School
    631 Silver Spring Ave
    Silver SpringMD 20910
    (301)650-6420
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 484 students                      
  • WashingtonTakoma Ec Elementary School
    Vocational School
    Magnet School
    7010 Piney Branch Rd Nw
    WashingtonDC 20012
    (202)671-6050
    Vocational School
    Magnet School

    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 366 students                      
  • WashingtonShepherd Elementary School
    Magnet School
    7800 14th St Nw
    WashingtonDC 20012
    (202)576-6140
    Magnet School

    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 314 students                      

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