John T. Baker Middle School

  • John T. Baker Middle School serves 872 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • John T. Baker Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • John T. Baker Middle School's student population of 872 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students872 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John T. Baker Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of John T. Baker Middle School is 0.66, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#574 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
40%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
46%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
25%
17%
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Black
12%
34%
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White
51%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.660.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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