Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Middle Schools in Maryland (2024)

Public middle schools in Maryland achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 42% (2024).
The public middle schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public middle school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Maryland is Folly Quarter Middle School with 84%.
RLA Proficiency Range: 66% 84% Avg. RLA Proficiency: 73%

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Middle Schools in Maryland (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Folly Quarter Middle School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: 6-8
13500 Triadelphia Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 313-1506
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Clarksville Middle School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: 6-8
6535 S Trotter Rd
Clarksville, MD 21029
(410) 313-7057
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Thomas W. Pyle Middle School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: 6-8
6311 Wilson Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-3500
Rank: #4 - 74. - 7.
Cabin John Middle School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 78%
Grades: 6-8
10701 Gainsborough Road
Potomac, MD 20854
(240) 406-1600
Rank: #4 - 74. - 7.
Chesapeake Science Point
Charter School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 78%
Grades: 6-12
7321 Parkway Drive South
Hanover, MD 21076
(443) 757-5277
Rank: #4 - 74. - 7.
Robert Frost Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 78%
Grades: 6-8
9201 Scott Dr
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 279-3949
Rank: #4 - 74. - 7.
Severna Park Middle School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 78%
Grades: 6-8
450 Jumpers Hole Rd
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 647-7900
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Mount View Middle School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 77%
Grades: 6-8
12101 Woodford Dr
Marriottsville, MD 21104
(410) 313-5545
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Urbana Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 77%
Grades: 6-8
3511 Pontius Ct
Ijamsville, MD 21754
(240) 566-9200
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Dora Kennedy French Immersion
Magnet School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 75%
Grades: K-8
8950 Edmonston Rd
Greenbelt, MD 20770
(301) 918-8660
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Herbert Hoover Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 75%
Grades: 6-8
8810 Post Oak Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 968-3740
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Stephen Decatur Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 75%
Grades: 7-8
9815 Seahawk Rd
Berlin, MD 21811
(410) 641-2846
Rank: #1313.
Glenwood Middle School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 74%
Grades: 6-8
2680 Rt 97
Glenwood, MD 21738
(410) 313-5520
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Burleigh Manor Middle School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 73%
Grades: 6-8
4200 Centennial Lane
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 313-2507
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
North Bethesda Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 73%
Grades: 6-8
8935 Bradmoor Dr
Bethesda, MD 20817
(240) 740-2100
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Frederick Classical Charter
Charter School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 72%
Grades: K-8
8445 Spires Way Suite Cc
Frederick, MD 21701
(240) 236-1200
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Hereford Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 72%
Grades: 6-8
712 Corbett Rd
Monkton, MD 21111
(443) 809-7902
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Lime Kiln Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 72%
Grades: 6-8
11650 Scaggsville Rd
Fulton, MD 20759
(410) 880-5988
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Northern Middle School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 72%
Grades: 6-8
2954 Chaneyville Rd
Owings, MD 20736
(443) 550-9230
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Robert Goddard Montessori
Magnet School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 72%
Grades: PK-8
9850 Good Luck Rd
Lanham, MD 20706
(301) 918-3515
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Ellicott Mills Middle School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 70%
Grades: 6-8
4445 Montgomery Rd
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 313-2839
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Magothy River Middle School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 70%
Grades: 6-8
241 Peninsula Farm Rd
Arnold, MD 21012
(410) 544-0926
Rank: #2323.
Swan Meadow School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: K-8
6709 Garrett Highway
Oakland, MD 21550
(301) 334-2059
Rank: #24 - 2724. - 27.
Crofton Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 69%
Grades: 6-8
2301 Davidsonville Rd
Gambrills, MD 21054
(410) 793-0280
Rank: #24 - 2724. - 27.
John H. Poole Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 69%
Grades: 6-8
17014 Tom Fox Ave
Poolesville, MD 20837
(240) 740-4200
Rank: #24 - 2724. - 27.
Matapeake Middle School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 69%
Grades: 6-8
671 Romancoke Road
Stevensville, MD 21666
(410) 643-7330
Rank: #24 - 2724. - 27.
Samuel Ogle Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: 69%
Grades: 6-8
4111 Chelmont Ln
Bowie, MD 20715
(301) 805-2641
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Chesapeake Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 68%
Grades: K-8
20945 Great Mills Road
Lexington Park, MD 20653
(301) 863-9585
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Ridgely Middle School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 68%
Grades: 6-8
121 Ridgely Road
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
(443) 809-7650
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Westland Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 68%
Grades: 6-8
5511 Massachusetts Ave
Bethesda, MD 20816
(301) 320-6515
Rank: #3131.
South Dorchester School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 65-69%
Grades: PK-8
3485 Golden Hill Road
Church Creek, MD 21622
(410) 901-6934
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Central Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 67%
Grades: 6-8
221 Central Ave E
Edgewater, MD 21037
(410) 956-5800
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Oklahoma Road Middle School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 67%
Grades: 6-8
6300 Oklahoma Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
(410) 751-3600
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Windy Hill Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 67%
Grades: 6-8
9560 Boyd's Turn Rd
Owings, MD 20736
(443) 550-9310
Rank: #3535.
Hallie Wells Middle School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: 66%
Grades: 6-8
11701 Little Seneca Parkway
Clarksburg, MD 20871
(301) 284-4800
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Maryland average public middle schools reading/language arts proficiency?
The Maryland average public middle schools reading/language arts proficiency is 42%% for 2024.
What are the public middle schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Maryland?
The best top ranked public middle schools in Maryland include Folly Quarter Middle School, Clarksville Middle School and Thomas W. Pyle Middle School.

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