T. Benton Gayle Middle School

T. Benton Gayle Middle School serves 910 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% 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 School District.

Overview

The student population of 910 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 910 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.41. 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
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Hispanic
14%
12%
Black
26%
24%
White
51%
53%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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.
0.66 0.41
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.
22%
32%
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.
5%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,463 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,919 is less than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 26% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,126 is less than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Stafford County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
4
Number of Students Managed 27,463 3,850
District Total Revenue $266 MM $43 MM
District Spending $272 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,919 $11,282
District Spending / Student $10,126 $11,065
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FredericksburgStafford Senior High School
    33 Stafford Indian Ln
    FredericksburgVA 22405
    (540)371-7200
    1.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1911 students                      
  • FredericksburgRocky Run Elementary School
    95 Reservoir Rd
    FredericksburgVA 22406
    (540)286-1956
    2.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 793 students                      
  • FredericksburgEdward E. Drew Junior Middle School
    501 Cambridge St
    FredericksburgVA 22405
    (540)371-1415
    2.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 520 students                      
  • FredericksburgFalmouth Elementary School
    1000 Forbes St
    FredericksburgVA 22405
    (540)373-7458
    2.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 565 students                      
  • FredericksburgConway Elementary School
    105 Primmer House Rd
    FredericksburgVA 22405
    (540)361-1455
    3.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 900 students                      

School Reviews

  • 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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