Southern Middle School

  • Southern Middle School serves 520 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Southern Middle School operates within the Garrett County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 520 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students520 students
Southern Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Southern Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
Southern Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSouthern Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Southern Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
2%
6%
Southern Middle School Asian Students (2009-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
15%
Southern Middle School Black Students (2012-2014)
White
95%
40%
Southern Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Southern Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSouthern 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.
0.100.70
Southern Middle School Diversity Score (2004-2015)
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.
38%
39%
Southern 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.
8%
6%
Southern Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Garrett County School District's student population of 3,858 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,464 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,489 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameGarrett County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
28
Number of Students Managed3,85817,887
Garrett County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$62 MM$243 MM
Garrett County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$62 MM$239 MM
Garrett County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,464$14,280
Garrett County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,489$14,036
Garrett 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

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