Patuxent Valley Middle School

  • Patuxent Valley Middle School serves 618 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (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 41% (which is equal to the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Patuxent Valley Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Patuxent Valley Middle School's student population of 618 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students618 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Patuxent Valley Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Patuxent Valley Middle School is 0.74, which is more 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#655 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
37%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
41%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
15%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
17%
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Black
39%
34%
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White
25%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.740.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoward County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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The staff is devoted to help out new students a good school overall...!
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The Patuxent Valley Middle School has a wide variety of programs that students could enter to express themselves in a school appropiate/academic way.The Bullying level is very low because often parents participate in bullying programs.Bathrooms,lockers,and water fountains are very clean,and very huge.Their lunch is fantastic and the teachers are very nice.I give this school a 10/10
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