102 Watersville Road
Mount Airy, MD 21771
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Mount Airy Middle School serves 737 students in grades 6-8.
Mount Airy Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Mount Airy Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

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School Overview

Mount Airy Middle School's student population of 737 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
737 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Mount Airy Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mount Airy Middle School is 0.26, 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 Data
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State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#261 out of 1354 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
17%
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Black
2%
34%
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White
86%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 737 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.26 (Btm 50%)

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