Stemmers Run Middle School

201 Stemmers Run Rd
Essex, MD 21221
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Stemmers Run Middle School serves 860 students in grades 6-8.
Stemmers Run 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 860 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Stemmers Run Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Stemmers Run Middle School's student population of 860 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
860 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Stemmers Run Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Stemmers Run Middle School is 0.68, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#882 out of 1343 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
20%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
21%
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Black
33%
33%
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White
44%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
6%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Stemmers Run Middle School's ranking?
Stemmers Run Middle School is ranked #882 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Stemmers Run Middle School often compared to?
Stemmers Run Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Middle River Middle School, Parkville Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 28% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Stemmers Run Middle School?
860 students attend Stemmers Run Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Stemmers Run Middle School students are White, 33% of students are Black, 12% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Stemmers Run Middle School?
Stemmers Run Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Stemmers Run Middle School offer ?
Stemmers Run Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Stemmers Run Middle School part of?
Stemmers Run Middle School is part of Baltimore County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 860 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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