Hardy Middle School

  • Hardy Middle School serves 392 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 34%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Hardy Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 89% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Hardy Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in District Of Columbia for:

School Overview

  • Hardy Middle School's student population of 392 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students392 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hardy Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 208 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Hardy Middle School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank#34 out of 208 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
34%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
9%
2%
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Hispanic
18%
16%
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Black
51%
69%
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White
20%
11%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.670.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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