On Wednesday, October 9, Gunston hosted its first-ever cross country meet on-campus. Five teams were in attendance on a blustery fall day that featured a course showcasing the school's beautiful landscape with the home team finishing second in the boys' race...
Gunston’s rigorous, diverse, and personalized academic curriculum is designed to prepare students to excel in college and beyond. We nurture the love of learning through an inquiry-based approach, innovative instruction, and advanced coursework, including 18 AP courses.
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.
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.
Our annual Chesapeake Bay Studies Week is one of the nation’s most innovative environmental education programs.
Student Ratio 9:1
$1.4m Financial Aid
Founded in 1911
35 Acre Water Front Campus
offered in college merit aid to 47 graduates—class of 2019$2.7M
Average Class Size 11
AP Classes 20
With excellent sailing conditions, this past weekend Herons took to the water for a Varsity regatta at BCSC (Baltimore County Sailing Center) on Saturday, September 14 and a JV regatta at K.I. (Kent Island Yacht Club) on Sunday, September 15.
Annabelle Gillespie ‘20 and Nellie Stup ‘19 were recently selected to the 2019 All-Mid-Shore girls’ lacrosse team. This highly selective team was comprised of both public and private schools in Maryland’s Mid-Shore.
Early each September, the Corsica River comes alive with a flotilla of boats carrying new students to the Gunston School for its annual Embarkation Ceremony. Gunston welcomed the largest group ever—70 new students from 5 Maryland counties, Delaware, China and Korea arrived at the 35-acre waterfront campus. Each new student was met at the dock by the Headmaster, John Lewis...