Folly Quarter Middle School

  • Folly Quarter Middle School serves 634 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 78% (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 77% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Folly Quarter 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 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Folly Quarter Middle School's student population of 634 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students634 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Folly Quarter 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Folly Quarter Middle School is 0.54, 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)
Overall School Rank
8%
32%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
22%
6%
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Hispanic
3%
15%
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Black
4%
34%
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White
64%
39%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Folly Quarter Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.540.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoward County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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