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 16:1.
  • 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 declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 520 students
Southern Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Southern Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Southern Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Southern Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Southern Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Southern Middle School Asian Students (2009-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
15%
Southern Middle School Black Students (2012-2013)
White
95%
40%
Southern Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Southern Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Southern Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
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.
0.10 0.39
Southern Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
n/a n/a
Southern Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Southern Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Garrett County School District's student population of 3,858 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,517 in this district is less than the state average of $17,158. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,932 is less than the state average of $17,002. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Garrett County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
28
Number of Students Managed 3,858 17,887
Garrett County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $58 MM $307 MM
Garrett County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $60 MM $304 MM
Garrett County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $14,517 $17,158
Garrett County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $14,932 $17,002
Garrett County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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