Ridgeview Middle School

16600 Raven Rock Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Ridgeview Middle School serves 704 students in grades 6-8.
Ridgeview 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (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 49% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Ridgeview Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Ridgeview Middle School's student population of 704 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students704 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Ridgeview 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 Ridgeview Middle School is 0.73, 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
#539 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
39%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
49%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
13%
7%
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Hispanic
27%
17%
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Black
14%
34%
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White
41%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.730.72
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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 NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ridgeview Middle School is Quince Orchard High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lakelands Park Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rachel Carson Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gaithersburg Rachel Carson Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,023 student
    0.4 miles
    100 Tschiffely Square Rd
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    (240) 740-1840
    0.4 PK-5 1,023
  • Gaithersburg Thurgood Marshall Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 684 students
    0.6 miles
    12260 Mcdonald Chapel Dr
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    (301) 670-8282
    0.6 PK-5 684
  • Gaithersburg Diamond Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 738 students
    0.8 miles
    4 Marquis Dr
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    (240) 740-2120
    0.8 K-5 738
  • Gaithersburg Quince Orchard High School Math: 86% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,031 students
    1.0 miles
    15800 Quince Orchard Rd
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    (301) 840-4686
    1 9-12 2,031
  • Gaithersburg Lakelands Park Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,103 student
    1.2 miles
    1200 Main St
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    (301) 670-1400
    1.2 6-8 1,103

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