T. Benton Gayle Middle School

Tel: (540)373-0383
Grades: 6-8

906 students

T. Benton Gayle Middle School serves 906 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
T. Benton Gayle Middle School operates within the Stafford County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 906 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 906 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Hispanic
12%
12%
Black
27%
25%
White
50%
53%
Unknown
9%
4%
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. 0.66
0.64
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. 16%
32%
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.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,296 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Stafford County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
n/a
Number of Students Managed 27,296
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Stafford Senior High School (1.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Edward E. Drew Junior Middle School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rocky Run Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
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  • Recommended March 30, 2009 - I feel that for a Middle School this one of Stafford County best. My child has completed 3 years and my other child will be entering next year. The new principle is doing his best. Although the school nurse needs to learn how to weed out those that are class cutters from those that are truly sick. This prepares the students for high school very well. - Posted by Parent

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