Mardela Middle & High School

  • Mardela Middle & High School serves 692 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (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 63% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mardela Middle & High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Mardela Middle & High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Mardela Middle & High School's student population of 692 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students692 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mardela Middle & High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Mardela Middle & High School is 0.41, 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#286 out of 1359 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
51%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
63%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
4%
17%
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Black
15%
34%
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White
75%
37%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.410.72
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Graduation Rate90-94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWicomico County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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