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Encyclopedia > William H. Farquhar Middle School
William H. Farquhar Middle School
Established 1968
Type Public Middle School
Principal Scott W. Murphy
Students 725
Grades 6-8
Location Olney, Maryland, USA
District Montgomery County Public Schools
Campus Suburban
Mascot Roadrunner
Website Farquhar Home Page

William H. Farquhar Middle School is a middle school (grades 6-8) located in Olney, Maryland, and is part of the Montgomery County Public Schools district. Its namesake is William Henry Farquhar, who was one of the most influential men in the development Montgomery County, Maryland, USA. The school is usually referred to by its shortened name of "Farquhar Middle School". Educational institutions are often categorised along several dimensions. ... The term public school has different (and in some cases contradictory) meanings due to regional differences. ... Middle school (also known as intermediate school or junior high school) covers a period of education that straddles primary education and secondary education, serving as a bridge between the two. ... Olney is a census-designated place and an unincorporated area of Montgomery County, Maryland, located in the north central part of the state, twenty miles north of Washington, D.C.. It was largely agricultural until the 1960s, when growth of the Washington suburbs led to its conversion into a mostly... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Montgomery County Public Schools system in Montgomery County, Maryland, USA is noted for its nationwide excellence. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... Mascots at the Mascot Olympics in Orlando, Florida. ... A roadrunner is: in zoology, A roadrunner is one of two species of bird in the genus Geococcyx of the cuckoo family Cuculidae, order Cuculiformes, native to North and Central America. ... Middle school (also known as intermediate school or junior high school) covers a period of education that straddles primary education and secondary education, serving as a bridge between the two. ... Olney is a census-designated place and an unincorporated area of Montgomery County, Maryland, located in the north central part of the state, twenty miles north of Washington, D.C.. It was largely agricultural until the 1960s, when growth of the Washington suburbs led to its conversion into a mostly... The Montgomery County Public Schools system in Montgomery County, Maryland, USA is noted for its nationwide excellence. ... For the book and the movie with the same title refer to The Namesake. ... William Henry Farquhar (June 14, 1813 – February 17, 1887) was one of the most influential men in the development of Montgomery County, Maryland, USA. William Henry Farquhar was born to Amos Farquhar (1768-1835) and Mary Elgar in York, Pennsylvania. ... Montgomery County is a suburban county located in the U.S. state of Maryland north of Washington, D.C. The county, sometimes referred to informally as MoCo, is the most populous jurisdiction in Maryland and one of the most affluent in the nation. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


Farquhar Middle School is a member of Montgomery County's Northeast Consortium, a program consisting of Springbrook, James Hubert Blake and Paint Branch High Schools; as well as a member in the Sherwood Cluster where students from Burtonsville, Olney, Calverton, White Oak and Burnt Mills can choose between these four high schools.[1] A group of High Schools in northeast Montgomery County composed of James Hubert Blake High School, Paint Branch High School and Springbrook High School. ... Sherwood High School is a secondary school in Sandy Spring in unincorporated Montgomery County, Maryland. ... High school, or secondary school, is the last segment of compulsory education in Hong Kong, United States, Australia, Canada, China, Korea and Japan. ...


Student body

The student body of Farquhar Middle School consists of 49.1% Female and 50.9% Male. The racial/ethnical composition is 62.3% Caucasian, 20.0% African American, 10.9% Asian, and 6.8% Hispanic. [1]


References

  1. ^ a b Farquhar MS at a Glance (PDF).

External links

  • Farquhar Middle School
  • Farquhar Middle School at a Glance

 
 

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