Arbutus Middle School

  • Arbutus Middle School serves 912 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is equal to the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Arbutus Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63%.

School Overview

  • Arbutus Middle School's student population of 912 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students912 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Arbutus Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Arbutus Middle School is 0.64, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#784 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
26%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
41%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
13%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
17%
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Black
20%
34%
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White
55%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arbutus Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.640.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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