Gaithersburg Middle School

Gaithersburg Middle School serves 681 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Gaithersburg Middle School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 681 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 681 students
Gaithersburg Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Gaithersburg Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Gaithersburg Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Gaithersburg Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Gaithersburg Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
8%
6%
Gaithersburg Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
39%
14%
Gaithersburg Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
23%
35%
Gaithersburg Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
25%
41%
Gaithersburg Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Gaithersburg Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.73 0.69
Gaithersburg Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
34%
38%
Gaithersburg Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Gaithersburg Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Montgomery County School District's student population of 151,295 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $18,981 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
207
29
Number of Students Managed 151,295 17,841
Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,690 MM n/a
Montgomery County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $2,579 MM n/a
Montgomery County School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $18,981 n/a
Montgomery County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $18,200 n/a
Montgomery County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Gaithersburg High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Forest Oak Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gaithersburg Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GaithersburgGaithersburg Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 756 students
    0.6 miles
    35 North Summit Ave
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)840-7136
    0.6PK-5756
  • GaithersburgForest Oak Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 815 students
    0.7 miles
    651 Saybrooke Oaks Blvd
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)670-8242
    0.76-8815
  • GaithersburgGaithersburg High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2079 students
    0.7 miles
    314 South Frederick Ave
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)840-4700
    0.79-122079
  • GaithersburgSummit Hall Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 602 students
    0.7 miles
    101 West Deer Park Rd
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)840-7127
    0.7PK-5602
  • GaithersburgWashington Grove Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 389 students
    0.7 miles
    8712 Oakmont St
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)840-7120
    0.7PK-5389

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