William B. Gibbs Junior

  • William B. Gibbs Junior serves 732 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 62%.

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William B. Gibbs Junior places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • William B. Gibbs Junior's student population of 732 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students732 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William B. Gibbs Junior's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William B. Gibbs Junior is 0.78, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#475 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of William B. Gibbs Junior and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
29%
6%
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Hispanic
18%
16%
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Black
27%
34%
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White
19%
38%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William B. Gibbs Junior.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.780.41
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in William B. Gibbs Junior and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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