Macfarland Middle School

  • Macfarland Middle School serves 132 students in grades 6-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 34%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Macfarland Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 89% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Macfarland Middle School's student population of 132 students has grown by 91% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 66% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-7
Total Students132 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Macfarland Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Macfarland Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 208 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Macfarland Middle School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank#124 out of 208 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Macfarland Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Macfarland Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Macfarland Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
94%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Macfarland Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
69%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Macfarland Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
11%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Macfarland Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.120.50
This chart display the diversity score of Macfarland Middle School and the public school average diversity score of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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