Sligo Middle School

  • Sligo Middle School serves 724 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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.
  • Sligo 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 student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than 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

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School Overview

  • Sligo Middle School's student population of 724 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students724 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sligo 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 Sligo Middle School is 0.71, 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 Testing Rank#724 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
28%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
43%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
42%
17%
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Black
20%
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 Score0.710.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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

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