Wicomico Middle School

  • Wicomico Middle School serves 729 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Wicomico 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Wicomico Middle School's student population of 729 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students729 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wicomico 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 Wicomico Middle School is 0.69, 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#957 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
23%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
28%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
19%
17%
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Black
46%
34%
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White
26%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.690.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWicomico County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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A child in the special program with an average no greater than 20% out of a hundred, falling asleep in class almost everyday, and refusing to participate on 90% percent of the activities, in my opinion, and technically should have failed and repeated the grade. What did this school do? Wow, great idea, pass him to the next grade. At that rate, he'll be in HS, and have the skills and knowledge of a 5th grader...
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