Smithsburg Middle School

Smithsburg Middle School serves 639 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Smithsburg Middle School operates within the Washingtion County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 639 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 639 students
Smithsburg Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Smithsburg Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Smithsburg Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Smithsburg Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Smithsburg Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Smithsburg Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
2%
14%
Smithsburg Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
7%
35%
Smithsburg Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
84%
41%
Smithsburg Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Smithsburg Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.29 0.69
Smithsburg Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
26%
38%
Smithsburg Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
8%
6%
Smithsburg Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Washingtion County School District's student population of 22,495 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,478 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Washingtion County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
29
Number of Students Managed 22,495 17,841
Washingtion County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $295 MM n/a
Washingtion County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $298 MM n/a
Washingtion County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $13,478 n/a
Washingtion County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $13,626 n/a
Washingtion County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Smithsburg High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Waynesboro Area Middle School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Smithsburg Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • SmithsburgSmithsburg Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 395 students
    0 miles
    67 North Main St
    SmithsburgMD 21783
    (301)766-8329
    0PK-5395
  • Smithsburg Smithsburg High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 799 students
    0 miles
    66 North Main St
    SmithsburgMD 21783
    (301)766-8337
    09-12799
  • HagerstownOld Forge Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 312 students
    2.3 miles
    21615 Old Forge Rd
    HagerstownMD 21742
    (301)766-8273
    2.3KG-5312
  • MyersvilleWolfsville Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 180 students
    5.8 miles
    12520 Wolfsville Rd
    MyersvilleMD 21773
    (240)236-2250
    5.8PK-5180
  • CascadeCascade Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 194 students
    5.9 miles
    14519 Pennersville Rd
    CascadeMD 21719
    (301)766-8066
    5.9KG-5194

School Reviews

We are military family. Two in Smithsburg High School. Two went from elementary, Smithsburg middle school to Smithsburg High School. We love the school because of the faculty, staffs, and parents whom helped supported each other for the students to achieved their goals.
- Posted by Parent, 11/05/14
Great athletics. Great teaching skills. Always clean.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 06/30/10

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