Washington Middle School

200 Massachusetts Ave
Cumberland, MD 21502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Washington Middle School serves 574 students in grades 6-8.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is equal to the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Washington Middle School's student population of 574 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students574 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Washington Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Washington Middle School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#732 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
41%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
33%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
17%
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Black
6%
34%
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White
85%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.270.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAllegany County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Washington Middle School is Fort Hill High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Braddock Middle School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Penn Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cumberland South Penn Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 539 students
    0.6 miles
    500 E 2nd St
    Cumberland, MD 21502
    (301) 777-1755
    0.6 PK-5 539
  • Cumberland Fort Hill High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 750 students
    0.9 miles
    500 Greenway Ave
    Cumberland, MD 21502
    (301) 777-2570
    0.9 9-12 750
  • Cumberland John Humbird Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 275 students
    1.1 miles
    120 Mary St
    Cumberland, MD 21502
    (301) 724-8842
    1.1 PK-5 275
  • Cumberland West Side Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 390 students
    1.8 miles
    425 Paca St
    Cumberland, MD 21502
    (301) 724-0340
    1.8 PK-5 390
  • Wiley Ford Wiley Ford Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 211 students
    2.1 miles
    71 Wiley Ford School Road
    Wiley Ford, WV 26767
    (304) 738-0400
    2.1 PK-2 211

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