West Frederick Middle School

  • West Frederick Middle School serves 860 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (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 34% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • West Frederick 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • West Frederick Middle School's student population of 860 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students860 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Frederick 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Frederick Middle School is 0.74, which is more 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
8%
6%
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Hispanic
34%
15%
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Black
23%
34%
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White
30%
39%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Frederick Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.740.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Frederick 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 NameFrederick County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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