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Buck Lodge Middle School

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Posted April 30, 2014

This school is mediocre, the teachers put forth minimal effort in educating the students.The teachers seem to be more focused on discipline rather than education. Some of the teachers are clearly there to collect a pay check, they have poor attitudes and they're verbally abusive to their students. One of the Staff members even agreed that some of the teachers do have nasty Attitudes.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 8, 2008

bucklodge is good school as far as the learing but the behavior is out of control but i think the local bucklodge students can stop the fighting and violence
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 4, 2005

A gem in Prince George's County. This very multicultural school is full of teachers who genuinely care about the students. The ESOL and Special Education programs are without peer. The Administration is involved and strict but fair. Students are safe to learn in this orderly environment.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 84% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

380 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
64%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

381 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
72%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

350 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

352 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
64%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2013.

346 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
38%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 58% 12%
Black 35% 35%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 6%
White 3% 42%
Two or more races 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 85%N/A42%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Arts & music

Music
  • Instrumental music lessons

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
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Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Library
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Cheerleading

Arts & music

Music
  • Instrumental music lessons
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2611 Buck Lodge Rd
Adelphi, MD 20783
Phone: (301) 431-6290

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