Salisbury Middle School

Salisbury Middle School serves 927 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Salisbury Middle School operates within the Wicomico County School District.

Overview

The student population of 927 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 927 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 11:1 14:1
Asian
3%
6%
Hispanic
4%
12%
Black
47%
36%
White
41%
42%
Two or more races
5%
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.
0.61 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.
48%
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.
5%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,489 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Wicomico County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
29
Number of Students Managed 14,489 15,634
District Total Revenue $238 MM $244 MM
District Spending $235 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,311 $14,580
District Spending / Student $16,115 $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 Wicomico County Evening High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wicomico Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Salisbury Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SalisburyWest Salisbury Elementary School
    1321 West Rd
    SalisburyMD 21801
    (410)677-5816
    0.2 mi | 310 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • SalisburyCharles H. Chipman Elementary School
    711 Lake St
    SalisburyMD 21801
    (410)677-5814
    0.5 mi | 373 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • SalisburyNorth Salisbury Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1213 Emerson Ave
    SalisburyMD 21801
    (410)677-5807
    Magnet School

    0.8 mi | 440 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • SalisburyWicomico Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    635 East Main St
    SalisburyMD 21804
    (410)677-5145
    1.4 mi | 655 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SalisburyPemberton Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1300 Pemberton Dr
    SalisburyMD 21801
    (410)677-5809
    Magnet School

    1.4 mi | 636 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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