Westland Middle School

  • Westland Middle School serves 1,037 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Westland Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Westland Middle School's student population of 1,037 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,037 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westland Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Westland Middle School is 0.56, 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#121 out of 1359 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
66%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
68%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
17%
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Black
10%
34%
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White
64%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.560.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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