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Patuxent Valley 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 2021 – 2022 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2020
  • Educational Environment: 2021 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated July 2023

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School Overview

Address
9151 Vollmerhausen Rd
Savage, MD 20763
Phone
(410) 880-5840
District
HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
HOWARD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
800
Classroom Teachers
56

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Maryland

7

(10 is best)

Better than 68.1% of all MD schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S.

6

(10 is best)

Patuxent Valley Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
38%
37%
56%
53%
19%
21%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

40 30 20 10 0
19%
19%
33%
31%
5%
7%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

40 30 20 10 0
20%
17%
34%
30%
5%
5%
    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
14
13
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 257 32.1%
Grade 7 273 34.1%
Grade 8 270 33.8%
Total 800 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/Racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 16.7% 34.1% 36.1%
Black 46.5% 26.5% 34.6%
Hispanic 22.0% 14.0% 21.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 14.4% 25.0% 7.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
Economically disadvantaged 42.1% 20.9% 41.9%
Free lunch eligible 36.1% 17.9% 38.0%
Reduced lunch eligible 6.0% 3.1% 4.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 329,248 6,164,660
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,299.3 629
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.8% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.0% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.9% 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.5% 26.9%
65 OR OLDER 13.9% 15.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 118,037 2,294,095
Single Parent Households With Children 6.8% 8.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.4% 90.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 63.6% 41.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 43.2% 26.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.9% 19.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.3% 12.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.7% 14.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 6.8% 11.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.6% 8.0%
$15,000 or less 4.5% 7.1%

Education Expenditures

For this District Per Student Total % of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,381 $669,976,708 63.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $865 $50,920,820 4.8%
Staff $1,594 $93,835,592 8.9%
General Administration $92 $5,415,856 0.5%
School Administration $194 $11,420,392 1.1%
Operation $1,264 $74,409,152 7.1%
Transportation $722 $42,502,696 4.0%
Other $224 $13,186,432 1.3%
Total Support $4,954 $291,632,072 27.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,576 $92,775,968 8.8%
Total Expenditures $17,912 $1,054,443,616 100.0%
For the State Per Student Total % of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,089 $8,893,760,913 54.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $782 $689,472,554 4.2%
Staff $887 $781,921,411 4.8%
General Administration $119 $104,696,346 0.6%
School Administration $1,008 $888,778,182 5.4%
Operation $1,423 $1,254,791,912 7.7%
Transportation $813 $716,690,511 4.4%
Other $430 $378,963,684 2.3%
Total Support $5,463 $4,815,319,623 29.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,976 $2,622,936,455 16.1%
Total Expenditures $18,527 $16,331,910,990 100.0%
For the Nation Per Student Total % of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,794 $384,567,026,223 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $841 $41,500,431,613 5.3%
Staff $665 $32,787,987,253 4.2%
General Administration $269 $13,273,339,703 1.7%
School Administration $756 $37,281,585,830 4.8%
Operation $1,191 $58,747,506,944 7.6%
Transportation $504 $24,858,475,672 3.2%
Other $491 $24,247,526,162 3.1%
Total Support $4,716 $232,696,768,378 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,247 $160,183,697,619 20.6%
Total Expenditures $15,757 $777,446,989,564 100.0%