Julius West Middle School

  • Julius West Middle School serves 1,279 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (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 50% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Julius West 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Julius West Middle School's student population of 1,279 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Julius West Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Julius West Middle School is 0.76, which is more 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)
Overall School Rank
27%
32%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
20%
6%
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Hispanic
26%
15%
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Black
14%
34%
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White
34%
39%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Julius West Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.760.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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