Sailing on the Corsica River


Gunston strongly believes that the athletic field is the place where important life lessons and leadership skills are developed, and where the values of teamwork, sportsmanship, and healthy competitiveness are nurtured. We value fair play as well as positive support for players, coaches, and teams.

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With students at the center of every program, Gunston actively seeks to train young people to be good citizens and to be leaders in their society. Leadership is a skill that can be taught, and students at Gunston have the opportunity to work closely with adult mentors who will help them develop and direct personally meaningful activities both in and outside their school.

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Chesapeake Bay Studies


Chesapeake Bay Studies is just one of the far from ordinary programs TGS has to offer.

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Oyster reef restoration


Consistent with our mission, Gunston believes that stewardship of the natural environment is one of the most important values we can instill in our students, and it is our hope that they will continue these practices throughout their lives.

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Student Ratio 9:1

$1.3m Financial Aid


Founded in 1911

35 Acre Water Front Campus

offered in college merit aid to 42 graduates—class of 2017$4.8M

Average Class Size 11

AP Classes 16

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Gunston partners with Wharton professor to develop student leadership program

As part of an effort to further enhance the school's student leadership development program, Gunston is partnering with Dr. Stewart D. Friedman to develop an innovative student leadership curriculum. Dr. Friedman is the Practice Professor of Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and the founding director of both the Wharton Leadership Program and the Wharton Work/Life Initiative.

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