Hereford Middle School

  • Hereford Middle School serves 983 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (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 57% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Hereford Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Hereford Middle School's student population of 983 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students983 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hereford Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hereford Middle School is 0.21, 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)
58%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
3%
6%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
2%
34%
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White
89%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hereford Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.210.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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