Gaithersburg Middle School

  • Gaithersburg Middle School serves 752 students in grades 6-9.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MD average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Gaithersburg Middle School operates within the Montgomery County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 752 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-9
Total Students 752 students
Gaithersburg Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Gaithersburg Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Gaithersburg Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Gaithersburg Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Gaithersburg Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
9%
6%
Gaithersburg Middle School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
42%
15%
Gaithersburg Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
23%
34%
Gaithersburg Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
21%
40%
Gaithersburg Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Gaithersburg Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Gaithersburg Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Gaithersburg Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MD 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.
0.72 0.40
Gaithersburg Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
40%
39%
Gaithersburg Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
7%
6%
Gaithersburg Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Montgomery County School District's student population of 153,776 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,767 is higher than the state average of $13,687. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,685 is higher than the state average of $13,479. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
206
28
Number of Students Managed 153,776 17,887
Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,839 MM $245 MM
Montgomery County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,676 MM $241 MM
Montgomery County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,767 $13,687
Montgomery County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,685 $13,479
Montgomery County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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