Middlesex Elementary School

142 Bennett Rd
Essex, MD 21221
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 390 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Middlesex Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 390 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Bottom 50% in MD
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Middlesex Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

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School Overview

Middlesex Elementary School's student population of 390 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Middlesex Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Middlesex Elementary School is 0.72, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MD)
#1142 out of 1343 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
20%
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6-9%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
23%
21%
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Black
36%
33%
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White
32%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.72
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
5%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Middlesex Elementary School's ranking?
Middlesex Elementary School is ranked #1142 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Middlesex Elementary School?
390 students attend Middlesex Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
36% of Middlesex Elementary School students are Black, 32% of students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Middlesex Elementary School?
Middlesex Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Middlesex Elementary School offer ?
Middlesex Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Middlesex Elementary School part of?
Middlesex Elementary School is part of Baltimore County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 390 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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