Gainesville Public Schools

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There are 5 public schools in Gainesville, VA, serving 5,685 students.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Virginia state average of 47%.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is more than the state average of 15:1.

Gainesville, Virginia

  • School Location Students Grades
  • GainesvilleBuckland Mills Elementary School
    Magnet School
    10511 Wharfdale Place
    GainesvilleVA20155
    (703)530-1560
    Magnet School
    1022 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Gainesville
    Bull Run Middle School
    6308 Catharpin Rd
    GainesvilleVA20155
    (703)753-9969
    1753 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Gainesville
    Gainesville Middle School
    8001 Limestone Dr
    GainesvilleVA20155
    (703)753-1702
    1458 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Gainesville
    George G. Tyler Elementary School
    Magnet School
    14500 John Marshall Hwy
    GainesvilleVA20155
    (703)754-7181
    Magnet School
    628 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Gainesville
    Glenkirk Elementary School
    8584 Sedge Wren Dr
    GainesvilleVA20155
    (703)753-1702
    824 students | Gr. PK-5

Town Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
For far too long the American public school system has failed to address “out-of-school” factors like poverty and their impact on what happens in the classroom. As the nation continues to become increasingly diverse, many schools are adopting comprehensive approaches to education that account for the unique needs of students so that each child is prepared for their future and not just for a year-end test.
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
Wyoming recently became the first state to reject the Next Generation Science Standards because of concern regarding lessons that teach human-caused climate change. Several other states have also taken measures to reject the standards, which has some education officials concerned about the quality of instruction students in those states will receive.
School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Did You Know?
Gainesville, VA public schools have a 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. of 0.67, which is higher than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Gainesville is J. J. Finley Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or in the USA.