Gilbert Linkous Elementary School

  • Gilbert Linkous Elementary School serves 370 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Gilbert Linkous Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Gilbert Linkous Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Gilbert Linkous Elementary School's student population of 370 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students370 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gilbert Linkous Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gilbert Linkous Elementary School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#273 out of 1801 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
17%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
71%
49%
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Two or more races
5%
6%
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Diversity Score0.470.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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