Gunston Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2700 S Lang St
Arlington, VA 22206
Phone
(703) 228-6900
District
ARLINGTON CO PBLC SCHS
County
ARLINGTON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1162
Classroom Teachers
89

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Virginia

6

(10 is best)

Better than 53.1% of VA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Gunston Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

100 80 60 40 20 0
80%
79%
79%
77%
80%
80%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

100 80 60 40 20 0
81%
80%
80%
79%
82%
80%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

100 80 60 40 20 0
82%
79%
81%
76%
83%
82%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
13
15
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 429 36.9%
Grade 7 401 34.5%
Grade 8 332 28.6%
Total 1162 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 33.5% 48.6% 50.5%
Black 17.8% 10.9% 23.2%
Hispanic 40.5% 30.5% 18.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.7% 9.8% 7.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.3% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.9% 28.3% 44.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.6% 22.3% 39.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.3% 6.0% 4.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 233,464 8,535,519
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 8,971.9 213
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.9% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 13.2% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 47.9% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.4% 26.4%
65 OR OLDER 10.5% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 107,032 3,151,045
Single Parent Households With Children 4.6% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.3% 89.7%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 75.3% 38.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 38.2% 19.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.3% 17.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.2% 13.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 11.9% 16.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 6.8% 14.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.1% 10.8%
$15,000 or less 5.6% 8.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,869 $320,161,000 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,166 $31,451,000 4.9%
Staff $1,402 $37,831,000 5.9%
General Administration $509 $13,730,000 2.1%
School Administration $924 $24,920,000 3.9%
Operation $1,497 $40,370,000 6.2%
Transportation $584 $15,758,000 2.4%
Other $475 $12,808,000 2.0%
Total Support $6,557 $176,868,000 27.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,545 $149,573,000 23.1%
Total Expenditures $23,970 $646,602,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,423 $9,627,379,000 54.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $626 $812,023,000 4.6%
Staff $817 $1,060,290,000 6.0%
General Administration $197 $254,877,000 1.5%
School Administration $712 $923,041,000 5.3%
Operation $1,086 $1,408,293,000 8.0%
Transportation $637 $825,767,000 4.7%
Other $201 $260,781,000 1.5%
Total Support $4,275 $5,545,072,000 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,830 $2,373,560,000 13.5%
Total Expenditures $13,528 $17,546,011,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%