Takoma Park Middle School

Takoma Park Middle School serves 954 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Takoma Park Middle School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 954 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 954 students
Takoma Park Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Takoma Park Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Takoma Park Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
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 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.39. 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 (1988-2014)
Asian
22%
6%
Takoma Park Middle School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
14%
14%
Takoma Park Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
29%
35%
Takoma Park Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
30%
41%
Takoma Park Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Takoma Park Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.76 0.39
Takoma Park Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
21%
38%
Takoma Park Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
5%
6%
Takoma Park Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Montgomery County School District's student population of 151,295 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $18,981 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $18,200 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
207
26
Number of Students Managed 151,295 15,824
Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,690 MM $243 MM
Montgomery County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,579 MM $239 MM
Montgomery County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,981 $14,280
Montgomery County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,200 $14,036
Montgomery County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Coolidge Senior High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Silver Spring International Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Takoma Park Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Takoma ParkTakoma Park Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: PK-2 | 651 students
    0.2 miles
    7511 Holly Ave
    Takoma ParkMD 20912
    (301)650-6414
    0.2PK-2651
  • Takoma ParkPiney Branch Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 523 students
    0.4 miles
    7510 Maple Ave
    Takoma ParkMD 20912
    (301)891-8000
    0.43-5523
  • Silver SpringEast Silver Spring Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 512 students
    0.5 miles
    631 Silver Spring Ave
    Silver SpringMD 20910
    (301)650-6420
    0.5PK-5512
  • WashingtonTakoma Ec Elementary SchoolVocational School
    Grades: PK-8 | 442 students
    0.8 miles
    7010 Piney Branch Rd Nw
    WashingtonDC 20012
    (202)671-6050
    0.8PK-8442
  • WashingtonShepherd Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 304 students
    1 miles
    7800 14th St Nw
    WashingtonDC 20012
    (202)576-6140
    1PK-5304

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