12201 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
White Oak Middle School serves 789 students in grades 6-8.
White Oak 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 13% (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 41% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

White Oak Middle School's student population of 789 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
789 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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School Rankings

White Oak 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 White Oak Middle School is 0.65, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#947 out of 1354 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
50%
17%
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Black
30%
34%
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White
7%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
3  
White oak is good but the people there aren't as kind and as far as teachers go they are pretty good but some of the disciplinery methods are either too soft or too hard on the child.
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5  
I wish you had a space to post old year book pics. I attended this school in 1980 or so and would love to see my old year book pic. WHITE OAK MIDDLE (JR HIGH) STILL THE BEST!!! LOL
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 789 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 30%)

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