Salisbury Middle School

  • Salisbury Middle School serves 656 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (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 27% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Salisbury Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Salisbury Middle School's student population of 656 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students656 students
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Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Salisbury Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Salisbury Middle School is 0.63, 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 School Rank (16-17)#954 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
17%
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Black
51%
34%
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White
33%
37%
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.630.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWicomico County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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