Leonardtown Middle School

  • Leonardtown Middle School serves 990 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Leonardtown 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Leonardtown Middle School's student population of 990 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students990 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Leonardtown 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Leonardtown Middle School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#418 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
10%
34%
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White
77%
38%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.390.71
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Mary's County Public Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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I am 11 years old and am in 6 grade so far I have learned so much I came to Lms not knowing how to multiply or divide fractions and by the end of 2nd quarter I know how to I have ms Peterson in language and she is awesome so is ms cortines in science is so much fun but the best teacher in my opinion is ms lathroum she has fold outs for notes and helps you as much as she can she is the best 6th grade teacher in my eyes.
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