William Wirt Middle School

  • William Wirt Middle School serves 1,101 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 8% (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 19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • William Wirt Middle School's student population of 1,101 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William Wirt Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William Wirt Middle School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#1198 out of 1,367 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
3%
6%
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Hispanic
73%
16%
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Black
22%
34%
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White
2%
38%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William Wirt Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.420.41
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince George's County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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