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85%
  • Gaithersburg High
  • 101 Education Blvd, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,235
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
73%
  • Watkins Mill High
  • 10301 Apple Ridge Rd, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,494
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
58%
  • Rachel Carson Elementary
  • 100 Tschiffely Square Rd, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 1,015
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
57%
  • Diamond Elementary
  • 4 Marquis Dr, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 650
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
47%
  • Lakelands Park Middle School
  • 1200 Main St, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 9 · Students: 1,002
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
45%
  • Ridgeview Middle School
  • 16600 Raven Rock Dr, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 9 · Students: 701
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
38%
  • Fields Road Elementary
  • 1 School Dr, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 484
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
33%
  • Judith A. Resnik Elementary
  • 7301 Hadley Farms Drive, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 617
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
32%
  • Strawberry Knoll Elementary
  • 18820 Strawberry Knoll Rd, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 594
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
29%
  • Goshen Elementary
  • 8701 Warfield Rd, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 586
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
28%
  • Rosemont Elementary
  • 16400 Alden Ave, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 576
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
26%
  • Flower Hill Elementary
  • 18425 Flower Hill Way, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 507
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
25%
  • Gaithersburg Middle School
  • 2 Teachers' Way, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 9 · Students: 752
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
25%
  • Brown Station Elementary
  • 18100 Washington Grove Lane, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 510
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
24%
  • Forest Oak Middle School
  • 651 Saybrooke Oaks Blvd, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 824
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
22%
  • Washington Grove Elementary
  • 8712 Oakmont St, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 408
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
19%
  • Summit Hall Elementary
  • 101 W Deer Park Rd, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 633
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
12%
  • Gaithersburg Elementary
  • 35 N Summit Ave, Gaithersburg
  • Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 802
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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Gaithersburg school information

IndexGaithersburgMarylandNational
Average Test Scores37%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools311,16379,221
Total private schools1267424,874
Total post-secondary schools31127,963
The Gaithersburg, MD educational system consists of 31 public schools, 12 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Gaithersburg public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 10% lower than than the Maryland average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gaithersburg public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.0% have completed high school, 54.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Gaithersburg

IndexGaithersburgMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade86.8%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.0%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college73.3%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree59.2%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors54.0%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters27.1%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.2%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.1%2.5%1.3%

Gaithersburg, MD School Districts

Montgomery County Public Schools

There are a total of 31 public schools, 12 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Gaithersburg. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gaithersburg, MD schools is 37%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Gaithersburg, MD, an average of 86.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.0% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Gaithersburg schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Gaithersburg, MD schools.

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Gaithersburg, MD66,10437%24%

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Gaithersburg, MD66,10437%24%
Source: The Gaithersburg, MD education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.