Gunston Elementary School

  • Gunston Elementary School serves 519 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (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 83% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Gunston Elementary School's student population of 519 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Gunston Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Gunston Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gunston Elementary School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1224 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gunston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gunston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Gunston Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
21%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gunston Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
30%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gunston Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
31%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gunston Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Gunston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gunston Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.760.43
This chart display the diversity score of Gunston Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gunston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gunston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfax Co Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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