Gaithersburg school information

IndexGaithersburgMarylandNational
Average Test Scores85%82%68%
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 25% higher 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.

Best Schools in Gaithersburg

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  • Brown Station Elementary851 Quince Orchard BlvdGrades: PK - 05Students: 463 · Ratio: 12:177
  • Darnestown Elementary15030 Turkey Foot RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 373 · Ratio: 18:194
  • Diamond Elementary4 Marquis DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 548 · Ratio: 15:194
  • Dufief Elementary15001 Dufief DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 387 · Ratio: 15:189
  • Fields Road Elementary1 School DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 464 · Ratio: 15:181
  • Flower Hill Elementary18425 Flower Hill WayGrades: PK - 05Students: 474 · Ratio: 14:179
  • Forest Oak Middle651 Saybrooke Oaks BlvdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 853 · Ratio: 15:177
  • Gaithersburg Elementary35 N Summit AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 591 · Ratio: 13:171
  • Gaithersburg High314 S Frederick AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,012 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Gaithersburg Middle2 Teachers' WayGrades: 06 - 08Students: 665 · Ratio: 14:178
  • Goshen Elementary8701 Warfield RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 59 · Ratio: 17:185
  • Jones Lane Elementary15110 Jones LnGrades: KG - 05Students: 502 · Ratio: 14:192
  • Judith A. Resnik Elementary7301 Hadley Farms DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 547 · Ratio: 14:184
  • Lakelands Park Middle1200 Main StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 873 · Ratio: 15:188
  • Laytonsville Elementary21401 Laytonsville RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 458 · Ratio: 15:191
  • Quince Orchard High15800 Quince Orchard RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,821 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Rachel Carson Elementary100 Tschiffely Square RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 872 · Ratio: 18:198
  • Ridgeview Middle16600 Raven Rock DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 681 · Ratio: 17:187
  • Rosemont Elementary16400 Alden AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 484 · Ratio: 12:186
  • Shady Grove Middle8100 Midcounty HgwyGrades: 06 - 08Students: 585 · Ratio: 15:180
  • South Lake Elementary18201 Contour RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 659 · Ratio: 14:177
  • Strawberry Knoll Elementary18820 Strawberry Knoll RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 55 · Ratio: 13:188
  • Summit Hall Elementary101 W Deer Park RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 529 · Ratio: 12:189
  • Thurgood Marshall Elementary12260 Mcdonald Chapel DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 541 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Washington Grove Elementary8712 Oakmont StGrades: PK - 05Students: 369 · Ratio: 12:187
  • Whetstone Elementary19201 Thomas Farm RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 639 · Ratio: 13:182
  • Woodfield Elementary24200 Woodfield RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 359 · Ratio: 19:1n/a

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Compare Gaithersburg, MD Education To Other Cities

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.
North Potomac, MD24,00397%43%
Potomac, MD46,47596%41%
Monrovia, MD34896%40%
Bethesda, MD62,02495%39%
Brookeville, MD15695%39%
Gaithersburg, MD63,49185%25%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Homestead, FL63,45943%37%
Rockville, MD63,40289%31%
Kissimmee, FL63,39245%33%
Shawnee, KS63,59790%32%
Montebello, CA63,35338%44%
Gaithersburg, MD63,49185%25%
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.