The Gunston School

PO Box 200, 911 Gunston Rd,
Centreville, MD, 21617-0216
Tel: (410)758-0620
Grades: 9 - 12 | 148 students
The Gunston School offers an intellectually rigorous, highly personalized, and nurturing college preparatory educational experience.  Valuing a healthy balance between mind and body, a strong sense of community, the creative process, and our connection to the Chesapeake Bay, Gunston strives to educate ethically and environmentally minded scholars, citizens, and leaders for our globalized society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1911

Student Body

Total Students 148 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The Gunston School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 9 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP American Government, AP Art, AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP English, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Latin, AP Physics, AP Spanish, AP U.S. History  
Average SAT score 1275
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(khaki pants or skirt, button-down shirt, tie or polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $21,950
% on Financial Aid 55%
Average Financial Aid Grant $11,500
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director David Henry

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Crew, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Tennis, WeightliftingBasketballCrew,
EquestrianField Hockey,
LacrosseSailing,
SoccerTennis,
Weightlifting

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Environmental Club, G.I.V.E., National Honor Society, Student Government, Yearbook G.I.V.E., Yearbook, Environmental Club,
National Honor Society,
Student Government,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 10/26/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wye River Upper School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Benedictine School (8.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Chesapeake Christian School (12 miles away)
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    (410)827-5822
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    Ridgely , MD , 21660
    (410)634-2112
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    (Church of God)
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    Easton , MD , 21601
    (410)822-7600
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    (410)479-2292
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    (410)822-1935
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