Best Public Schools in Fruitland, MD


The city of Fruitland, Maryland is home to three public schools serving grades K-8: Bennett Middle, Fruitland Primary, and Fruitland Intermediate. These schools are part of the Wicomico County Public Schools district, which is ranked 17th out of 24 districts in Maryland and rated 2 stars out of 5.

Bennett Middle stands out for having the highest student-teacher ratio (11.4) among Wicomico County middle schools, while Fruitland Primary has the highest free and reduced lunch rate at 50.74%, indicating a higher proportion of economically disadvantaged students. Conversely, Fruitland Intermediate has the highest math proficiency rates among the three schools, with 45% of 3rd graders, 32.8% of 4th graders, and 34.2% of 5th graders scoring proficient or better on the MCAP Mathematics assessment, exceeding the Wicomico County and Maryland state averages.

The schools in Fruitland generally perform below the Wicomico County and Maryland state averages on standardized assessments, with the exception of Fruitland Intermediate's math proficiency. Additionally, all three schools have high rates of free and reduced lunch recipients, ranging from 47.46% at Bennett Middle to 50.74% at Fruitland Primary, suggesting a need for additional support and resources for economically disadvantaged students in the Fruitland area.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Maryland State Department of Education.

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