Gaithersburg High School

Gaithersburg High School
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101 Education Boulevard


United States
Coordinates39°08′07.72″N 77°11′40.90″W / 39.1354778°N 77.1946944°W / 39.1354778; -77.1946944Coordinates: 39°08′07.72″N 77°11′40.90″W / 39.1354778°N 77.1946944°W / 39.1354778; -77.1946944
TypePublic secondary
Motto"Knowledge is power!"[1][2]
School districtMontgomery County Public Schools
PrincipalCary D. Dimmick[3]
Number of students2,388
Classes offeredNavy Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, Cosmetology, Hospitality and Tourism, Project Lead The Way Biomedical Science, Academy of Finance (AoF), Academy of Information Technology (AoIT)
Color(s)Blue and gold    
RivalClarksburg High School
Colonel Zadok A. Magruder High School
Quince Orchard High School
Watkins Mill High School
NewspaperThe Blue & Gold
YearbookSail On
Feeder schoolsForest Oak Middle School and Gaithersburg Midde School
WebsiteGaithersburg High School
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Gaithersburg High School (GHS) is located in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Part of Montgomery County Public Schools, the school was founded in 1904 as "Gaithersburg School" and offered grades K-12. Since 2013, the school resides at 101 Education Blvd and currently offers education for those in grades 9–12. Both Forest Oak Middle School and Gaithersburg Middle School feed into the high school.[4]

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  3. ^ "Principal's Page". Retrieved 23 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Gaithersburg High School - #551" (PDF). p. 1. Retrieved August 7, 2018.