Sailing on the Corsica River

Strive

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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Lead

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

Explore

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

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Oyster reef restoration

Sustain

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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205Students

Student Ratio 9:1

$1.4m Financial Aid

Awarded

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 19

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Dize Celebrates 50 years in teaching

Surrounded by paintings, pottery, and wood carvings, Ben Dize helps students with landscape sketches of the Gunston campus. A few feet away, the whir of the pottery wheel and the buzz of wood-carving instruments hum in the background. For twenty years, Mr. Dize has been a fixture at Gunston as the Art Department Chair, but this month is special—Dize celebrates a career milestone of 50 years teaching art...

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