John T. Baker Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
25400 Oak Dr
Damascus, MD 20872
Phone
(240) 207-2440
District
MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
850
Classroom Teachers
55

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Maryland

7

(10 is best)

Better than 66.8% of MD schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

John T. Baker Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
47%
35%
55%
41%
38%
30%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
46%
36%
61%
47%
30%
26%
46%
36%
61%
47%
30%
26%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
15
15
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 263 30.9%
Grade 7 294 34.6%
Grade 8 293 34.5%
Total 850 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 52.0% 29.1% 38.7%
Black 12.8% 22.7% 34.9%
Hispanic 27.5% 32.9% 18.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.5% 15.1% 7.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 23.1% 33.2% 46.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.5% 26.7% 40.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.6% 6.6% 5.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,040,133 6,045,680
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,051.4 616
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.4% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.2% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.5% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.3% 27.2%
65 OR OLDER 14.6% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 370,227 2,205,204
Single Parent Households With Children 8.9% 10.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.3% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 59.0% 40.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 33.7% 23.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.3% 19.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.0% 13.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.4% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.9% 12.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.3% 8.9%
$15,000 or less 5.4% 7.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,655 $1,694,251,550 58.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $628 $99,858,280 3.4%
Staff $994 $158,055,940 5.4%
General Administration $79 $12,561,790 0.4%
School Administration $1,061 $168,709,610 5.8%
Operation $1,259 $200,193,590 6.9%
Transportation $766 $121,801,660 4.2%
Other $315 $50,088,150 1.7%
Total Support $5,102 $811,269,020 28.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,493 $396,411,930 13.7%
Total Expenditures $18,250 $2,901,932,500 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,366 $8,400,065,370 57.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $662 $593,369,760 4.0%
Staff $678 $607,674,703 4.1%
General Administration $143 $127,940,102 0.9%
School Administration $992 $889,923,589 6.1%
Operation $1,236 $1,108,647,964 7.6%
Transportation $766 $686,865,217 4.7%
Other $406 $364,137,670 2.5%
Total Support $4,882 $4,378,416,861 29.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,110 $1,892,724,761 12.9%
Total Expenditures $16,358 $14,671,064,788 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%