John H. Poole Middle School
John H. Poole Middle School serves 375 students in grades 6-8.
John H. Poole 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher 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 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).
John H. Poole Middle School's student population of 375 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
John H. Poole Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 John H. Poole Middle School is 0.46, 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
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#298 out of 1354 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education
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