Salisbury Middle School

607 Morris St
Salisbury, MD 21801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Salisbury Middle School serves 900 students in grades 6-8.
Salisbury Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 900 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Salisbury Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Salisbury Middle School's student population of 900 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
900 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
87 teachers
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School Rankings

Salisbury Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Salisbury Middle School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#671 out of 1343 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
20%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
21%
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Black
52%
33%
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White
25%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Salisbury Middle School's ranking?
Salisbury Middle School is ranked #671 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Salisbury Middle School often compared to?
Salisbury Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bennett Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Salisbury Middle School?
900 students attend Salisbury Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Salisbury Middle School students are Black, 25% of students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Salisbury Middle School?
Salisbury Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Salisbury Middle School offer ?
Salisbury Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Salisbury Middle School part of?
Salisbury Middle School is part of Wicomico County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 900 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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