Wilde Lake Middle School

10481 Cross Fox Ln
Columbia, MD 21044
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Wilde Lake Middle School serves 626 students in grades 6-8.
Wilde Lake Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 626 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Wilde Lake Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Wilde Lake Middle School's student population of 626 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
626 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Wilde Lake Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Wilde Lake Middle School is 0.71, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#557 out of 1343 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
20%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
21%
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Black
44%
33%
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White
28%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wilde Lake Middle School's ranking?
Wilde Lake Middle School is ranked #557 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Wilde Lake Middle School often compared to?
Wilde Lake Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Harpers Choice Middle School, Clarksville Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Wilde Lake Middle School?
626 students attend Wilde Lake Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Wilde Lake Middle School students are Black, 28% of students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 7% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wilde Lake Middle School?
Wilde Lake Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Wilde Lake Middle School offer ?
Wilde Lake Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Wilde Lake Middle School part of?
Wilde Lake Middle School is part of Howard County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 626 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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