T. Benton Gayle Middle School

  • T. Benton Gayle Middle School serves 876 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • T. Benton Gayle Middle School operates within the Stafford County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 876 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 876 students
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % T. Benton Gayle Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade T. Benton Gayle Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
2%
6%
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
12%
14%
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
25%
23%
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
54%
51%
T. Benton Gayle Middle School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
7%
5%
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups T. Benton Gayle Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA 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.
0.63 0.42
T. Benton Gayle 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.
22%
34%
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2015)
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.
4%
6%
T. Benton Gayle Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Stafford County School District's student population of 27,573 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,873 in this district is less than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,047 is less than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Stafford County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
4
Number of Students Managed 27,573 3,627
Stafford County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $271 MM $41 MM
Stafford County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $303 MM $40 MM
Stafford County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,873 $11,380
Stafford County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,047 $11,077
Stafford County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  3/30/2009
I feel that for a Middle School this one of Stafford County best. My child has completed 3 years and my other child will be entering next year. The new principle is doing his best. Although the school nurse needs to learn how to weed out those that are class cutters from those that are truly sick. This prepares the students for high school very well.
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