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 Public Schools

  • 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

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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.