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The Gunston School
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  • Private
  • CENTREVILLE, MD

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

For the 21-22 academic year, in-person learning is required, with distance learning only available to those in limited circumstances. (Gunston kept its grading system and the same levels of high expectations for distance learning. Students returned in person in Fall 2021.) Learn More

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade B+

About

911 GUNSTON RD
CENTREVILLE, MD 21617
About The Gunston School...

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$26,795
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
55%
Average Financial Aid
$12,655
From The Gunston School

The Gunston School endorses a student-centered philosophy that encourages achievement and personal growth by emphasizing the balanced development of the whole student— intellectually, morally, culturally, and physically. The best way to experience Gunston is to visit our extraordinary campus. Come to an Open House event, or schedule a personal tour. Personalization is one of the key words in our mission statement, and we provide each child and family with a comprehensive, informative, and engaging visit and tour.

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The Gunston School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1230
65 responses
Average ACT
25
14 responses

Nationally Recognized Environmental Programs

The Gunston School’s Chesapeake Bay Studies Program and the Chesapeake Watershed Semester are deeply immersive programs that use the Bay as a microcosm to increase awareness of our relationship and responsibility to the natural environment. Students develop a deep sense of history and understanding of complex economic, social, and political issues.

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 8 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 35 responses
  • Bay Studies Week
    20%
  • Green and White Day
    20%
  • Embarkation/Disembarkation
    14%
  • Earth Day
    11%
  • Headmaster's Holiday
    11%
  • Junior/Senior Day
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
235
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 8 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 8 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 8 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 8 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 8 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
67%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 6 responses

Living in the Area

grade unavailable
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade unavailable
  2. Good for Families
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade unavailable
Median Household Income
$97,034
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,503
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$353,100
National
$217,500

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