Southern Middle School



Southern Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southern Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 181
7 187
8 176
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southern Middle School is a public elementary school located in Oakland, MD in the Garrett County Public Schools. It enrolls 544 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 544
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 38

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Southern Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 298
(55%)
1,414
(52%)
 Female 246
(45%)
1,321
(48%)

Southern Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 525
(97%)
2,635
(96%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
58
(2%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
26
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Southern Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 278
(51%)
1,316
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 216
(40%)
1,183
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(9%)
236
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Southern Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 48.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Southern Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 685
2006 687
2007 614
2008 580
2009 565
2010 538
2011 548
2012 535
2013 538
2014 520
2015 544

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 14.6
2007 13.1
2008 12.6
2009 11.8
2010 12
2011 13
2012 13.4
2013 13.8
2014 14.4
2015 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42189781021898
2006 0.43231441048035
2007 0.43485342019544
2008 0.48620689655172
2009 0.49911504424779
2010 0.45353159851301
2011 0.4543795620438
2012 0.46915887850467
2013 0.47955390334572
2014 0.47307692307692
2015 0.48897058823529

Compare Southern Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
This School 48.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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