Wicomico Middle School

  • Wicomico Middle School serves 657 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MD average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Wicomico Middle School operates within the Wicomico County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 657 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 657 students
Wicomico Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Wicomico Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Wicomico Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Wicomico Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 16:1
Wicomico Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
Wicomico Middle School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
11%
15%
Wicomico Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
44%
35%
Wicomico Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
36%
40%
Wicomico Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Wicomico Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
7%
4%
Wicomico Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.67 0.39
Wicomico Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Wicomico Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Wicomico Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Wicomico County School District's student population of 14,545 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,418 in this district is less than the state average of $17,158. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,140 is less than the state average of $17,002. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Wicomico County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
28
Number of Students Managed 14,545 17,887
Wicomico County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $209 MM $307 MM
Wicomico County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $205 MM $304 MM
Wicomico County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $14,418 $17,158
Wicomico County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $14,140 $17,002
Wicomico County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

2  10/5/2010
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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