7611 Piney Branch Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Takoma Park Middle School serves 1,158 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,158 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • 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:

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School Overview

Takoma Park Middle School's student population of 1,158 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,158 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
74 teachers
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School Rankings

Takoma Park Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#152 out of 1354 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
14%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
20%
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Black
34%
34%
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White
30%
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
23%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,158 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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