Silver Spring International Middle School

313 Wayne Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Silver Spring International Middle School serves 1,082 students in grades 6-8.
Silver Spring International 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (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 43% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Silver Spring International Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Silver Spring International Middle School's student population of 1,082 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,082 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

Silver Spring International 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Silver Spring International Middle School is 0.72, which is equal to 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
#705 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
30%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
43%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
40%
17%
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Black
23%
34%
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White
27%
37%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.720.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 Silver Spring International Middle School is Montgomery Blair High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Eastern Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sligo Creek Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Silver Spring Sligo Creek Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 671 students
    0.1 miles
    500 Schuyler Rd
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    (301) 562-2722
    0.1 K-5 671
  • Silver Spring Highland View Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 397 students
    0.4 miles
    9010 Providence Ave
    Silver Spring, MD 20901
    (240) 740-1990
    0.4 K-5 397
  • Silver Spring East Silver Spring Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 539 students
    0.5 miles
    631 Silver Spring Ave
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    (240) 740-0620
    0.5 PK-5 539
  • Silver Spring Oak View Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 471 students
    0.7 miles
    400 E Wayne Ave
    Silver Spring, MD 20901
    (301) 650-6434
    0.7 3-5 471
  • Silver Spring Eastern Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 971 students
    1.0 miles
    300 University Blvd East
    Silver Spring, MD 20901
    (301) 650-6650
    1 6-8 971

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