Piccowaxen Middle School

  • Piccowaxen Middle School serves 418 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Piccowaxen 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 30%) 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 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Piccowaxen Middle School's student population of 418 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Piccowaxen 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 Piccowaxen Middle School is 0.39, 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#424 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
51%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
50%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
17%
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Black
10%
34%
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White
77%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Piccowaxen Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.390.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharles County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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