Gaithersburg Middle School

Gaithersburg Middle School serves 682 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Gaithersburg Middle School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

Overview

The student population of 682 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 682 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 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 14:1
Asian
8%
6%
Hispanic
36%
12%
Black
23%
36%
White
28%
42%
Two or more races
5%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.74 0.39
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.
33%
36%
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.
8%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 150,433 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
207
29
Number of Students Managed 150,433 15,634
District Total Revenue $2,508 MM $244 MM
District Spending $2,252 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $18,007 $14,580
District Spending / Student $16,170 $14,228
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • GaithersburgGaithersburg Elementary School
    35 North Summit Ave
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)840-7136
    0.6 mi | 740 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GaithersburgSummit Hall Elementary School
    101 West Deer Park Rd
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)840-7127
    0.7 mi | 608 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GaithersburgWashington Grove Elementary School
    8712 Oakmont St
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)840-7120
    0.7 mi | 383 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GaithersburgForest Oak Middle School
    651 Saybrooke Oaks Blvd
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)670-8242
    0.7 mi | 771 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • GaithersburgGaithersburg High School
    314 South Frederick Ave
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)840-4700
    0.7 mi | 2035 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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