Bennett Middle School

532 S. Division Street
Fruitland, MD 21826
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Bennett Middle School serves 1,049 students in grades 6-8.
Bennett 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (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 31% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Bennett Middle School's student population of 1,049 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,049 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

Bennett 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 Bennett Middle School is 0.66, 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
#838 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
32%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
31%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
17%
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Black
41%
34%
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White
41%
37%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.660.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWicomico County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bennett Middle School is James M. Bennett High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wicomico Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prince Street School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Salisbury James M. Bennett High School Math: 87% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,542 student
    0.1 miles
    300 E College Avenue
    Salisbury, MD 21804
    (410) 677-5141
    0.1 9-12 1,542
  • Salisbury Prince Street School Math: 30% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 786 students
    0.7 miles
    400 Prince Street
    Salisbury, MD 21804
    (410) 677-5813
    0.7 PK-5 786
  • Salisbury Parkside High School Math: 81% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,191 student
    1.0 miles
    1015 Beaglin Park Dr
    Salisbury, MD 21804
    (410) 677-5143
    1 9-12 1,191
  • Salisbury Pinehurst Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 564 students
    1.0 miles
    520 S Pinehurst Ave
    Salisbury, MD 21801
    (410) 677-5810
    1 PK-5 564
  • Salisbury Wicomico Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 729 students
    1.2 miles
    635 E Main St
    Salisbury, MD 21804
    (410) 677-5145
    1.2 6-8 729

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