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 2018$2.9M

Average Class Size 11

AP Classes 16

News & Announcements

Gunston Academic Team wins tournament championship

On Saturday, October 6th, Gunston's Academic Team emerged as champions of the Joppatowne Invitational Academic Team Tournament in Joppa, MD. With the score tied 190-190 against C. Milton Wright in the playoff finals, junior captain Andrew Amygdalos answered three of the five final questions to earn Gunston's first-ever all-tournament crown. Amygdalos was also the tournament's overall high scorer.

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The Gunston School launches innovative new program, the Chesapeake Watershed Semester

On a perfect summer evening in August, the launch of the Chesapeake Watershed Semester was celebrated with a gathering of students, families, partners, and supporters. With a warm welcome by Gunston's Board Chair, Jim Wright, and inspiring words by Headmaster John Lewis, Gunston formally launched the first cohort of the program with full enrollment of 13 students...

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