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School Type: Independent, nonprofit, nonsectarian, coeducational, college preparatory high school
Address: 911 Gunston Road, P.O.
Telephone: (410) 758-0620
School founded: 1911 by Samuel and Mary
Assistant Headmaster: Mrs.
2012-2013 total enrollment: 148 students
Student Profile: Gunston draws students from six Maryland counties (Queen Anne’s, Kent, Talbot, Dorchester, Anne Arundel, and Baltimore), Delaware, and from overseas. International students reside with host families.
Campus: 32-acre waterfront campus on the Corsica River.
Total faculty: 29 (full and part-time)
Average student to teacher ratio: 9:1
Average instructional class size in Upper School: 8-12
Average size of graduating class: 40 students
Financial aid: Approximately $800,000 per year; approximately 45% of students receive need and/or merit-based aid.
Accreditation: Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and the Association of Independent Maryland and DC Schools
Memberships and Recognition: National Association of Independent Schools, Association of Independent Maryland and DC Schools, National Association of College Admissions Counselors, Potomac and Chesapeake Association of College Admissions Counselors, Maryland Green Schools, Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, Educational Records Bureau, Secondary School Admission Test Board
Special events: Embarkation and Disembarkation, Green and White Days, In Celebration of Books, International Day, Grandparents and Special Friends Day, Headmaster’s Holiday, Earth Day, Senior Internships, and Bay Studies Week.
School colors: Green and White
School mascot: Heron