Fallston Middle School

  • Fallston Middle School serves 879 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Fallston Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Fallston Middle School's student population of 879 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students879 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fallston Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fallston Middle School is 0.22, which is less 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)
70%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
2%
34%
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White
88%
39%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fallston Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.220.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fallston Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarford County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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