Bel Air Middle School

  • Bel Air Middle School serves 1,366 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bel Air Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63%.

Top Placements

Bel Air Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Bel Air Middle School's student population of 1,366 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,366 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bel Air Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Bel Air Middle School is 0.43, 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#198 out of 1359 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
56%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
69%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
17%
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Black
8%
34%
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White
75%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.430.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarford County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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