Gaithersburg High School

314 South Frederick Ave,

Gaithersburg, MD, 20877-2392

Tel: (301)840-4700
Grades: 9-12

2,004 students

Gaithersburg High School serves 2,004 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 57%.
Gaithersburg High School operates within the Montgomery County Public s School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the MD state average of 81%%.

Overview

The student population of 2004 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 125 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,004 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 125 teachers
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 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
6%
Hispanic
37%
11%
Black
26%
37%
White
22%
43%
Unknown
5%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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
0.68
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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%
35%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 146,459 students has grown by 0% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Montgomery County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
203
29
Number of Students Managed 146,459
17,449
Graduation Rate 89
81%
District Total Revenue $2,508 MM
n/a
District Spending $2,252 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $18,007
$0
District Spending / Student $16,170
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (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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