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 grown by 8% 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 decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.39. 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 (1987-2014)
Asian
8%
6%
Gaithersburg Middle School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
39%
14%
Gaithersburg Middle School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
23%
35%
Gaithersburg Middle School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
25%
41%
Gaithersburg Middle School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Gaithersburg Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Gaithersburg Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.39
Gaithersburg Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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 (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 151,295 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $18,981 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,200 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
207
26
Number of Students Managed 151,295 15,824
Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,690 MM $243 MM
Montgomery County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $2,579 MM $239 MM
Montgomery County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $18,981 $14,280
Montgomery County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $18,200 $14,036
Montgomery County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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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  • GaithersburgGaithersburg Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 756 students35 North Summit Ave
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)840-7136
    0.6PK-5756
  • GaithersburgForest Oak Middle School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 815 students651 Saybrooke Oaks Blvd
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)670-8242
    0.76-8815
  • GaithersburgGaithersburg High School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2079 students314 South Frederick Ave
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)840-4700
    0.79-122079
  • GaithersburgSummit Hall Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 602 students101 West Deer Park Rd
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)840-7127
    0.7PK-5602
  • GaithersburgWashington Grove Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 389 students8712 Oakmont St
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)840-7120
    0.7PK-5389

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