Benjamin Tasker Middle School

  • Benjamin Tasker Middle School serves 788 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (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 36% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Benjamin Tasker Middle School's student population of 788 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students788 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Benjamin Tasker Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Benjamin Tasker Middle School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#939 out of 1,367 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
3%
6%
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Hispanic
12%
16%
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Black
69%
34%
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White
13%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.500.41
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince George's County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
This school is one of the best schools, I went to a different school after 6th and what was taught in 6th was what I learned in 7th Grade, the school is also still tag school, which is more advanced.
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This school is ok, The academic level and the extacurricalar activites are ok to. The facilities are good. Very nice. The level of parent involvement are high because they are there for there kids. I used to go to this school
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