Washington Middle School

  • Washington Middle School serves 622 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Washington Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Washington Middle School's student population of 622 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students622 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington Middle School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#799 out of 1,367 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
1%
15%
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Black
5%
34%
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White
86%
39%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.250.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAllegany County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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