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4901 Collington Rd
Bowie, MD 20715-5253
p. 301-805-2660

Benjamin Tasker Middle School
in Bowie, MD

Phone Number, Test Scores, Demographics, Faculty, Address, and Students

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Prince George's County Public Schools
State Agency:
Maryland State Department Of Education

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offered6th Grade – 8th Grade
LevelMiddle School
Teacher FTEs67.1
Surrounding communitySuburb, Large Territory outside a principal city and inside an urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title IN/A
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Bowie, MD 20715-5253
Total Population25,226 (24,948 urban / 278 rural)
Households8,723 (2.8 people per house)
Median Household Income$76,206
Families6,923 (3.12 people per family)
Pop. — African American3,678
Pop. — Asian775
Pop. — Pacific Islander17
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native216
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)20,734
Pop. — Other386

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 179 16%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 65 6%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 244 22%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     11%
English Language Learners    

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A72%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A77%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A72%
White Non-HispanicN/A84%
All Students<71%80%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 8,226 93.20%
GED Recipients     3.47%
Other Completers 21 0.98%

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Benjamin Tasker Middle School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic796>72%37%
Asian / Pacific Islander34<3%5%
American Indian / Alaskan Native2N/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic189<17%47%
6th Grade 205 19 11 57 292
7th Grade 305 28 14 1 65 413
8th Grade 286 31 9 1 67 394
Total 796 78 34 2 189 1,099

Prince George's County Public Schools – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Benjamin Tasker Middle School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides1,439.0<15%18%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors27.5<0%3%
Library / Media Specialist161.0<2%2%
Library / Media SupportN/A1%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)193.5>2%2%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)191.0<2%2%
Guidance Staff Total384.5<4%4%
District Admins371.8<4%6%
Dist. Admin/Sppt342.5<3%4%
School Admins595.0>6%6%
School Admin/Sppt1,064.0>11%10%
Other Support4,355.3>44%34%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Prince George's County Public Schools Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools   
Payments to Charter Schools   
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$465,632,000>$3,588$2,872
 Issued During Fiscal Year$57,301,000<$441$835
 Retired During Fiscal Year$57,301,000<$441$835
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$499,979,000>$3,853$3,150
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year  $720
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year  $881
 Sinking Fund   
 Bond Fund   
 Other Funds   
Total Revenues$1,761,330,000>$13,574$13,427
Total Expenses$1,726,009,000>$13,302$13,209

Prince George's County Public Schools Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$370,326,000$111,642,958
Special Education Programs$85,565,000$22,649,458
Vocational Education Programs$16,944,000$4,297,652
Other Education Programs$31,949,000$6,458,696
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$607,514,000$186,921,000$173,726,708$61,712,958
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$48,835,000$12,798,000$14,411,250$4,894,042
 General Administration$9,341,000$9,176,000$2,331,792$857,708
 School Administration$75,840,000$22,531,000$20,139,167$6,908,458
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$69,061,000$24,283,000$16,235,625$5,391,875
 Student Transportation$54,605,000$23,276,000$7,438,958$2,607,208
 Business / Central / Other$26,978,000$6,284,000$6,678,250$2,005,750
Food Services$20,352,000$7,420,000$4,636,783$1,976,174

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Prince George's County Public Schools.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$79,899,000<$615$630
  General Administration$21,721,000>$167$136
  School Administration$101,160,000>$779$730
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$163,641,000>$1,261$1,055
  Student Transportation$113,229,000>$872$616
  Business / Central / Other$44,447,000>$342$289
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$54,096,000>$416$365
  Enterprise Operations$18,151,000<$139$216
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services$2,394,000<$18$27
 Adult Education$619,000<$4$36
Capital Outlay
 Land &amp; Existing Structures$300,000<$2$83
 Instructional Equipment$13,049,000>$100$77
 Other Equipment$58,008,000>$447$209
 Non-Specified Equipment   
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems$56,306,000>$433$165
Debt Interest$20,931,000>$161$130

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Prince George's County Public Schools.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$30,079,000>$231$225
  Children with Disabilities Idea$24,635,000<$189$217
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality$7,328,000<$56$58
  Safe and Drug Free Schools$632,000<$4$5
  Title V, Part A$521,000>$4$2
  Vocational and Tech Education$1,424,000<$10$13
  Bilingual Education$1,245,000>$9$5
  Child Nutrition Act$27,161,000>$209$151
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid$75,000 $29
  Indian Education  $1
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$475,632,000>$3,665$3,075
 Staff Improvement Programs  $18
 Special Education Programs$59,278,000>$456$341
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$154,105,000>$1,187$881
 Bilingual Education Programs$30,079,000>$231$69
 Gifted and Talented Programs$25,000 $2
 Vocational Education Programs   
 School Lunch Programs$1,479,000<$11$11
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$13,140,000<$101$637
 Transportation Programs$49,211,000>$379$311
 Other Programs$9,619,000<$74$171
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits$63,553,000<$489$512
  Not Employee Benefits   
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions$685,748,000<$5,285$5,942
 Property Taxes   
 General Sales Taxes   
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes   
 From Other School Systems  $15
 From Cities and Counties   
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$11,113,000>$85$20
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents  $4
 School Lunch$18,683,000<$143$168
 Textbook Sales and Rentals   
 District Activity Receipts$18,151,000<$139$217
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services$195,000<$1$10
 Interest Earnings$9,956,000>$76$47

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