Gaithersburg High School

Gaithersburg High School serves 2,035 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Gaithersburg High School operates within the Montgomery County School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 2035 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 130 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,035 students
Gaithersburg High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 130 teachers
Gaithersburg High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Gaithersburg High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 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 16:1 14:1
Gaithersburg High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
9%
6%
Gaithersburg High School Asian (1989-2013)
Hispanic
40%
12%
Gaithersburg High School Hispanic (1989-2013)
Black
26%
36%
Gaithersburg High School Black (1989-2013)
White
22%
42%
Gaithersburg High School White (1989-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Gaithersburg High School Sch Ethnicity Gaithersburg High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.72 0.39
Gaithersburg High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
32%
36%
Gaithersburg High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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%
Gaithersburg High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 150,433 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
207
29
Number of Students Managed 150,433 15,634
Graduation Rate 89% 85%
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 Regional Institute For Children & Adolescents (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gaithersburg Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gaithersburg Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GaithersburgGaithersburg Elementary School
    35 North Summit Ave
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)840-7136
    0.4 mi | 740 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GaithersburgSummit Hall Elementary School
    101 West Deer Park Rd
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)840-7127
    0.5 mi | 608 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GaithersburgGaithersburg Middle School
    2 Teachers' Way
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)840-4554
    0.7 mi | 682 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • GaithersburgWashington Grove Elementary School
    8712 Oakmont St
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)840-7120
    0.8 mi | 383 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GaithersburgRosemont Elementary School
    16400 Alden Ave
    GaithersburgMD 20877
    (301)840-7123
    1 mi | 532 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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