G. James Gholson Middle School



G. James Gholson Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

G. James Gholson Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 386
8 367
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

G. James Gholson Middle School is a public high school of the Prince George'S County Public Schools located in Landover, MD. It has 753 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.9 to 1.

Total Students: 753
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 54

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G. James Gholson Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 394
(52%)
20,048
(51%)
 Female 359
(48%)
19,608
(49%)

G. James Gholson Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 641
(85%)
28,839
(73%)
 Hispanic 93
(12%)
7,299
(18%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
1,202
(3%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
531
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
136
(0%)
 White 2
(0%)
1,594
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
55
(0%)

G. James Gholson Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 491
(65%)
16,707
(42%)
 Not Eligible 194
(26%)
19,869
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(9%)
3,080
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of G. James Gholson Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 36.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

G. James Gholson Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1027
2006 900
2007 759
2008 742
2009 817
2010 735
2011 715
2012 753

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 15
2007 13.3
2008 13.5
2009 15.7
2010 13.2
2011 15.2
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64362220058423
2006 0.63
2007 0.58498023715415
2008 0.61455525606469
2009 0.65483476132191
2010 0.62721088435374
2011 0.70909090909091
2012 0.74236387782205

Compare G. James Gholson Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 74.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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G. James Gholson Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 753 13.9:1  
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