Rocky Hill Middle School

  • Rocky Hill Middle School serves 1,279 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Rocky Hill 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Rocky Hill Middle School's student population of 1,279 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rocky Hill Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rocky Hill Middle School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#484 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
28%
6%
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Hispanic
14%
15%
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Black
24%
34%
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White
29%
39%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rocky Hill Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.770.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Rocky Hill Middle School is an amazing school to which I am proud to have gone. By no means is it an "advanced" school. Students who try should easily be able to be successful in this less-than-invigorating program. Higher knowledgeable students may feel disappointed by the lack of challenge, but they will soon find their own in above-grade math classes. Some teachers lack knowledge of the subject, but that is a problem all schools must face. The majority of teachers kind, smart, humorous, and all-in-all a pleasure to be around. Extracurricular activities range quite a bit, but aren't too broad. Every month there is a set of sport available for students to participate in after-school for no extra charge. These activities vary from archery, to dodge-ball, to field hockey, and everything in between. The arts-rotation program gives students a healthy dosage of different types of art so they may choose which to pursue, should they feel it's their cup of tea. Not going to lie, the lavatories are often under-supplied, at least in my experience as a female. The cause lies in the school's lack of female building-service managers. The school has 3 floors, each assigned to a grade level, though I see it as a bit inconvenient. The first floor is for 8th graders, the second floor is for 6th graders, and the third is for 7th graders. I always thought that the first floor should be for 6th graders but, then again, after 3 years of middle school, the 8th graders earned the break. All-in-all, Rocky Hill is a good school with fun staff, fun events, and an average curriculum sure to fit students of all levels. Students often take the school for granted, though, not realizing that it's probably one of the best behavior-wise out there. I can't stress enough, though, that some very particular teachers work the extra mile to make the school a better place, but I'll leave that for the new students coming in to find out who they are. Overall rating: 8.5/10
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I do recommend this school to others because it's a rating of 7/10 and that's a pretty good school to go to. Also the teachers and people there are really nice. It's a very big school from the inside and it has 3 floors how amazing is that!!! Some schools don't even have that.
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