Takoma Park Middle School

7611 Piney Branch Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Takoma Park Middle School serves 1,129 students in grades 6-8.
Takoma Park Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,129 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Takoma Park Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Takoma Park Middle School's student population of 1,129 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,129 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
72 teachers
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School Rankings

Takoma Park Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Takoma Park Middle School is 0.75, which is more 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
#159 out of 1343 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
20%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
17%
21%
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Black
34%
33%
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White
31%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.75
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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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 Takoma Park Middle School's ranking?
Takoma Park Middle School is ranked #159 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Takoma Park Middle School often compared to?
Takoma Park Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Eastern Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
36% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Takoma Park Middle School?
1,129 students attend Takoma Park Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
34% of Takoma Park Middle School students are Black, 31% of students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Asian, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Takoma Park Middle School?
Takoma Park Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Takoma Park Middle School offer ?
Takoma Park Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Takoma Park Middle School part of?
Takoma Park Middle School is part of Montgomery County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,129 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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