Avg. test scores 24%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 78%

Gaithersburg school information

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

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Gaithersburg are 24% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 31 public schools in Gaithersburg
  • 86.8% of people in Gaithersburg have completed 8th grade
  • 86.0% of people in Gaithersburg have completed high school
  • 54.0% of people in Gaithersburg have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Gaithersburg

      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.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Floris, VA7,87695%93%
      Great Falls, VA15,78695%93%
      Wolf Trap, VA16,72295%93%
      McLean, VA48,86795%92%
      Loudoun Valley Estates, VA6,10989%81%
      Gaithersburg, MD66,10437%24%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Victoria, TX66,13961%24%
      Yuba City, CA66,14732%34%
      North Little Rock, AR66,04221%58%
      Eagan, MN65,87459%19%
      Bayonne, NJ65,77241%16%
      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.