T. Benton Gayle Middle School

T. Benton Gayle Middle School serves 928 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 48%.
T. Benton Gayle Middle School operates within the Stafford County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 928 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 928 students
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % T. Benton Gayle Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade T. Benton Gayle Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
6%
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
13%
13%
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
26%
23%
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
52%
52%
T. Benton Gayle Middle School White Students (1993-2014)
Two or more races
7%
5%
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups T. Benton Gayle Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.65 0.42
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Diversity Score (1993-2014)
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%
33%
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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.
4%
6%
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,462 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,729 is less than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,562 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Stafford County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
4
Number of Students Managed 27,462 3,815
Stafford County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $263 MM $42 MM
Stafford County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $259 MM $42 MM
Stafford County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,729 $10,576
Stafford County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,562 $10,658
Stafford County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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
    1.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1885 students33 Stafford Indian Ln
    FredericksburgVA 22405
    (540)371-7200
    1.89-121885
  • FredericksburgRocky Run Elementary School
    2.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 798 students95 Reservoir Rd
    FredericksburgVA 22406
    (540)286-1956
    2.1PK-5798
  • FredericksburgEdward E. Drew Junior Middle School
    2.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 491 students501 Cambridge St
    FredericksburgVA 22405
    (540)371-1415
    2.66-8491
  • FredericksburgFalmouth Elementary School
    2.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 583 students1000 Forbes St
    FredericksburgVA 22405
    (540)373-7458
    2.9PK-5583
  • FredericksburgConway Elementary School
    3.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 901 students105 Primmer House Rd
    FredericksburgVA 22405
    (540)361-1455
    3.6PK-5901

School Reviews

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, 03/30/09

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