Top 3 Best Bethesda Public Middle Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public middle schools serving 3,266 students in Bethesda, MD. The top ranked public middle schools in Bethesda, MD are Thomas W. Pyle Middle School, North Bethesda Middle School and Westland Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bethesda, MD public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Maryland public middle school average of 17%), and reading proficiency score of 76% (versus the 42% statewide average). Middle schools in Bethesda have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of Maryland public middle schools.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Maryland public middle school average of 70% (majority Black).

Best Public Middle Schools in Bethesda, MD (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Thomas W. Pyle Middle School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6311 Wilson Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-3500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,312 students
Rank: #22.
North Bethesda Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8935 Bradmoor Dr
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-2100
Grades: 6-8
| 1,152 students
Rank: #33.
Westland Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5511 Massachusetts Ave
Bethesda, MD 20816
(301) 320-6515
Grades: 6-8
| 802 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public middle schools in Bethesda, MD?
The top ranked public middle schools in Bethesda, MD include Thomas W. Pyle Middle School, North Bethesda Middle School and Westland Middle School. Bethesda has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maryland.
How many public middle schools are located in Bethesda, MD?
3 public middle schools are located in Bethesda, MD.
What is the racial composition of students in Bethesda, MD?
Bethesda, MD public middle schools minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Maryland public middle schools average of 70% (majority Black).

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