Nicholas Orem Middle School

3.50 5 1 (2 reviews)
6100 Editors Park Dr
Hyattsville, MD 20782
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Nicholas Orem Middle School serves 986 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
Nicholas Orem Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland 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 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Nicholas Orem Middle School's student population of 986 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students986 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

Nicholas Orem Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Nicholas Orem Middle School is 0.35, 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
#1208 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
8%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
18%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
78%
17%
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Black
20%
34%
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White
1%
37%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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5%
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Diversity Score
0.350.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince George's County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nicholas Orem Middle School is Northwestern Evening/saturday High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hyattsville Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edward M. Felegy Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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the school is the best school i have ever went to at first i heard lots of rumors that the school is bad but i guess they were just lying all the teachers are nice.
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Hello, I am very disappointed in Nicholas Orem Middle School. My children has come home several times and told me there is no lunch left for them or other kids, they have been given spoiled food, the teachers not having paper or the teacher is either picking on the student or just being plain spiteful with the students. I have heard of several racist incidents. I have heard of constant fights and security is not even all that and when a student requests help from a teacher as though the teacher cannot be bothered. I understand that this school is mostly populated with minorities but they also deserve a chance. I would have never enrolled my kids in that school. I have received several warnings from other parents pertaining to this, I can honestly say they were correct. Also, every time there is a field trip its almost always cancelled. There are good kids there and when they get their hopes up and get disappointed that is not good. Sincerely, A concerned parent.
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