9540 Kilimanjaro Rd
Columbia, MD 21045
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Oakland Mills Middle School serves 479 students in grades 6-8.
Oakland Mills Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 479 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Oakland Mills Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Oakland Mills Middle School's student population of 479 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
479 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Oakland Mills Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Oakland Mills Middle School is 0.74, which is more 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#507 out of 1343 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
20%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
24%
20%
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Black
38%
34%
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White
23%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Oakland Mills Middle School's ranking?

Oakland Mills Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for: Most diverse schools (Top 10%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).

How many students attend Oakland Mills Middle School?

479 students attend Oakland Mills Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

38% of Oakland Mills Middle School students are Black, 24% of students are Hispanic, 23% of students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 7% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Oakland Mills Middle School?

Oakland Mills Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.

What grades does Oakland Mills Middle School offer ?

Oakland Mills Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Oakland Mills Middle School part of?

Oakland Mills Middle School is part of Howard County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 479 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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