Takoma Park Middle School

  • Takoma Park Middle School serves 995 students in grades 6-9.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Takoma Park Middle School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 995 students has grown by 18% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-9
Total Students 995 students
Takoma Park Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Takoma Park Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Takoma Park Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Takoma Park Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Takoma Park Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
22%
6%
Takoma Park Middle School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
15%
15%
Takoma Park Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
28%
34%
Takoma Park Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
29%
40%
Takoma Park Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Takoma Park Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Takoma Park Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Takoma Park Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD 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.
0.77 0.40
Takoma Park 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.
20%
39%
Takoma Park Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
6%
6%
Takoma Park Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Montgomery County School District's student population of 153,776 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,767 is higher than the state average of $13,687. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,685 is higher than the state average of $13,479. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
206
28
Number of Students Managed 153,776 17,887
Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,839 MM $245 MM
Montgomery County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,676 MM $241 MM
Montgomery County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,767 $13,687
Montgomery County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,685 $13,479
Montgomery County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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