G. James Gholson Middle School
G. James Gholson Middle School's student population of 860 students has grown by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades 6-8|
|Total Students||860 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||49 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
G. James Gholson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of G. James Gholson Middle School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (MD)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#1251 out of 1359 schools|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(16-17)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(16-17)
|Student : Teacher Ratio||18:1||15:1|
|Two or more races||n/a|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Prince George's County School District|
Nearby Public Schools
The nearest high school to G. James Gholson Middle School is Central High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas G. Pullen School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cora L. Rice Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
- Hyattsville William Paca Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 598 students
7801 Sherriff Rd
Hyattsville, MD 20785
(301) 925-1330 0.6 PK-5 598
- Hyattsville Highland Park Elementary School Grades: PK-6 | 354 students
6501 Lowland Dr
Hyattsville, MD 20785
(301) 333-0980 1.1 PK-6 354
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