Sykesville Middle School

  • Sykesville Middle School serves 761 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sykesville Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Sykesville Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Sykesville Middle School's student population of 761 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students761 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sykesville Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Sykesville Middle School is 0.29, 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#262 out of 1359 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
57%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
58%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
17%
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Black
4%
34%
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White
84%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sykesville Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.290.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sykesville 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 NameCarroll County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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It's a very good school! They encourage you to try your best and they try to make it a positive environment. The teachers are wonderful and all the students are responsible, respectful and kind to each other. I loved Sykesville Middle School.
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