Smithsburg Middle School

  • Smithsburg Middle School serves 642 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Smithsburg Middle School operates within the Washingtion County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 642 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students642 students
Smithsburg Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Smithsburg Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Smithsburg Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSmithsburg Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
Smithsburg Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Smithsburg Middle School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
3%
15%
Smithsburg Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
7%
34%
Smithsburg Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
84%
40%
Smithsburg Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Smithsburg Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSmithsburg Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.290.70
Smithsburg Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
26%
39%
Smithsburg Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Smithsburg Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Washingtion County School District's student population of 22,327 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,177 in this district is less than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,321 is less than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District NameWashingtion County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
46
28
Number of Students Managed22,32717,887
Washingtion County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$295 MM$243 MM
Washingtion County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$298 MM$239 MM
Washingtion County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,177$14,280
Washingtion County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,321$14,036
Washingtion County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SmithsburgSmithsburg Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
    0 miles
    67 N Main St
    SmithsburgMD 21783
    (301)766-8329
    0PK-5384
  • Smithsburg Smithsburg High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 794 students
    0 miles
    66 N Main St
    SmithsburgMD 21783
    (301)766-8337
    09-12794
  • HagerstownOld Forge Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 303 students
    2.3 miles
    21615 Old Forge Rd
    HagerstownMD 21742
    (301)766-8273
    2.3KG-5303
  • MyersvilleWolfsville Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 175 students
    5.8 miles
    12520 Wolfsville Rd
    MyersvilleMD 21773
    (240)236-2250
    5.8PK-5175
  • CascadeCascade Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 183 students
    5.9 miles
    14519 Pennersville Rd
    CascadeMD 21719
    (301)766-8066
    5.9KG-5183

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  11/5/2014
We are military family. Two in Smithsburg High School. Two went from elementary, Smithsburg middle school to Smithsburg High School. We love the school because of the faculty, staffs, and parents whom helped supported each other for the students to achieved their goals.
- Posted by
5  6/30/2010
Great athletics. Great teaching skills. Always clean.
- Posted by

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
January 01, 2018
The city of New York has announced they are bringing back mandatory sex-ed courses for the first time in 20 years, in light of skyrocketing teen pregnancy rates far above the national average.
January 01, 2018
We’ll look at the many challenges facing schools in New York and New Jersey, as they struggle to get ready for students and balance the ongoing need to provide shelter to those displaced by the storm.
January 01, 2018
Students have headed back to school across the country, but are greeted by new security technology and armed security guards. We take a look at Post-Newtown public education.