800 Karen Blvd
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Walker Mill Middle School serves 760 students in grades 6-8.
Walker Mill Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower 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 98% 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: 760 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Walker Mill Middle School's student population of 760 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
760 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Walker Mill Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Walker Mill Middle School is 0.34, which is less 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
#895 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
20%
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Black
80%
34%
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White
2%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
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

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% MD state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MD state average).

How many students attend Walker Mill Middle School?

760 students attend Walker Mill Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

80% of Walker Mill Middle School students are Black, 16% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Walker Mill Middle School?

Walker Mill Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Maryland state average of 14:1.

What grades does Walker Mill Middle School offer ?

Walker Mill Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 760 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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