651 Saybrooke Oaks Blvd
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Forest Oak Middle School serves 861 students in grades 6-8.
Forest Oak 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Forest Oak Middle School's student population of 861 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
861 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

Forest Oak Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Forest Oak Middle School is 0.63, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1025 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
54%
17%
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Black
26%
34%
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White
10%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 861 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63 (Top 30%)

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