Folly Quarter Middle School

Tel: (410)313-1506
  • Folly Quarter Middle School serves 634 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 61%.
  • Folly Quarter Middle School operates within the Howard County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 634 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students634 students
Folly Quarter Middle School Total Students (2006-2016)
Gender %Folly Quarter Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
Folly Quarter Middle School Total Teachers (2006-2016)
Students by GradeFolly Quarter Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Folly Quarter Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2016)
Folly Quarter Middle School Asian Students (2006-2016)
Folly Quarter Middle School Black Students (2004-2016)
Folly Quarter Middle School Black Students (2006-2016)
Folly Quarter Middle School White Students (2006-2016)
Two or more races
Folly Quarter Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsFolly Quarter Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.540.71
Folly Quarter Middle School Diversity Score (2006-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Folly Quarter Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
Folly Quarter Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2016)

District Comparison

  • Howard County School District's student population of 54,870 students has grown by 5% over five 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 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 years.
School District NameHoward County School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed54,87017,941
Howard County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$854 MM$295 MM
Howard County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$830 MM$298 MM
Howard County School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$16,405$16,454
Howard County School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$15,950$16,634
Howard County School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Maryland public schools have a diversity score of 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in Maryland is Montgomery County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maryland or national school diversity statistics.