Gaithersburg Middle School
Gaithersburg Middle School is situated near the heart of Olde Towne and features an indoor swimming pool, which is open to the public during the evening. A part of Montgomery County Public Schools, the school year runs from August 30 to June 16. Its principal is Carol Goddard.
- Fax: 301-840-4570
- Hours: Mon - Fri, 7:55am - 2:40pm; Sat, Sun, closed
- Handicap Accessible: Yes
- Founding Date: Aug 30 1950
- Number of students: 671
- Male-to-female ratio: 50.4 male 49.6 female
- Public/Private: Public
- Student-to-teacher ratio: 1 to 28 in Language Arts and 1 to 32 in all other subjects
- Parking: Free lot
- Number of faculty: 105 faculty/staff
- How engaged is the school with the community?: GMS applies and receives education grants through the city. GMS is awarded the ‘GREAT’ awards through the city and Mayor Katz for education/mentoring/volunteering programs that are geared around students and their success.
- What makes this community special?: The strong partnership with Gaithersburg Middle School and the City of Gaithersburg.
- Grade levels: 6 - 8
- Special education: Yes
- Uniforms: No
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Computer lab, Infirmary, Library, Sports facilities
- Extracurricular activities available: Sports intramurals, plays/variety show, jazz, the Ambassadors program, Student Service learning opportunities
- Student clubs: SGA, Honor Society, Homework clubs, Cheerleading, Guys of GMS, Goals for Girls, SNEAKERS, Yearbook, Art Club
- Sports teams: Co-ed Cross Country, Basketball, Softball, Soccer