Gaithersburg school information

IndexGaithersburgMarylandNational
Average Test Scores37%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools311,16379,235
Total private schools1267424,875
Total post-secondary schools31127,965

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  • The average school test scores in Gaithersburg are 24% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 31 public schools in Gaithersburg.
  • 87.5% of people in Gaithersburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.8% of people in Gaithersburg have completed high school.
  • 51.6% of people in Gaithersburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Gaithersburg

IndexGaithersburgMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade87.5%87.0%83.8%
Completed high school86.8%86.0%82.4%
Completed some college73.2%63.3%58.4%
Completed associate degree57.3%43.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors51.6%37.3%29.3%
Completed masters24.8%17.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree8.9%5.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate4.6%2.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Gaithersburg (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Floris, VA8,41395%93%
Great Falls, VA16,20795%93%
Wolf Trap, VA16,57795%93%
Brookeville, MD15695%92%
McLean, VA48,07895%92%
Gaithersburg, MD63,49137%24%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Homestead, FL63,45943%12%
Rockville, MD63,40259%20%
West Hartford, CT63,39665%31%
Kissimmee, FL63,39243%13%
Shawnee, KS63,59754%9%
Gaithersburg, MD63,49137%24%
Source: The Gaithersburg, MD education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.