Gunston Middle School



Gunston Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gunston Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 352
7 311
8 314
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gunston Middle School is a public elementary school located in Arlington, VA in the Arlington County Public Schools. It enrolls 977 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 977
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 80.7

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Gunston Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 495
(51%)
9,599
(51%)
 Female 482
(49%)
9,113
(49%)

Gunston Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 332
(34%)
5,116
(27%)
 White 329
(34%)
8,887
(47%)
 Black 162
(17%)
1,905
(10%)
 Asian 78
(8%)
1,682
(9%)
 Two or More 74
(8%)
1,039
(6%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
72
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Gunston Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 675
(69%)
12,934
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 244
(25%)
4,696
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(6%)
1,082
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Gunston Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.9%) is lower than the state average of 44.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Gunston Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 648
2006 616
2007 567
2008 617
2009 660
2010 755
2011 765
2012 781
2013 839
2014 913
2015 977

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.8
2006 10.7
2007 14.2
2008 15.3
2009 15.1
2010 19
2011 12.7
2012 12.1
2013 12.6
2014 12.6
2015 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56481481481481
2006 0.49512987012987
2007 0.43033509700176
2008 0.42625607779579
2009 0.38939393939394
2010 0.39470198675497
2011 0.38039215686275
2012 0.37259923175416
2013 0.29797377830751
2014 0.31544359255203
2015 0.30910951893552

Compare Gunston Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.9%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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