Springfield Middle School

  • Springfield Middle School serves 830 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (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 27% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Springfield 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Springfield Middle School's student population of 830 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students830 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Springfield Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Springfield 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 Springfield Middle School is 0.41, 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#920 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
27%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Springfield Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
27%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
17%
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Black
7%
34%
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White
76%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Springfield Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.410.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Springfield Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Springfield Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashingtion County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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