Ellicott Mills Middle School

  • Ellicott Mills Middle School serves 808 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Ellicott Mills Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.
  • Ellicott Mills Middle School operates within the Howard County School District.

Top Placements

Ellicott Mills Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Ellicott Mills Middle School's student population of 808 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students808 students
Ellicott Mills Middle School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Ellicott Mills Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Ellicott Mills Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeEllicott Mills Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Ellicott Mills Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ellicott Mills Middle School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
44%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Ellicott Mills Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
30%
6%
Ellicott Mills Middle School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
4%
15%
Ellicott Mills Middle School Black Students (1991-2016)
Black
15%
34%
Ellicott Mills Middle School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
46%
39%
Ellicott Mills Middle School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Ellicott Mills Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsEllicott Mills Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.680.40
Ellicott Mills Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
40%
Ellicott Mills Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
Ellicott Mills Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Ellicott Mills Middle School is Howard County School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 25 school districts in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Howard County School District's student population of 54,870 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $16,405 in this district is less than the state average of $16,454. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $15,950 is less than the state average of $16,634. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    School District NameHoward County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    76
    28
    Number of Students Managed54,87017,941
    Howard County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    59%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    58%
    44%
    District Total Revenue$854 MM$295 MM
    District Spending$830 MM$298 MM
    District Revenue / Student$16,405$16,454
    District Spending / Student$15,950$16,634
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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