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Gaston Point Elementary School

Public School | Grades K-5 | Gulfport School Dist
1526 Mill Ave
Gulfport, MS 39501
(228) 865-4656

About This School

Gaston Point Elementary School is located in Gulfport, MS and is one of 8 elementary schools in Gulfport School District. It is a public school that serves 278 students in grades K-5. See Gaston Point Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.

In 2011, Gaston Point Elementary School had 17 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Mississippi average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2011)

Female/Male (2011)

49% 51%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

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Gaston Point Elementary School Reviews

By a Teacher on

This school has allowed teachers to work more individually with students in order to meet their academic goals.  This has allowed each students needs to be met and allowed progress to be shown, while implementing the Common Core this school year.

Reviewed on

Gulfport is a great place to work and learn! As one of three original Excellence For All pilot districts, we have lead the way in Common Core implementation in the state. Out-of-state parents have lamented about the rigor of our curriculum noting that their children are being challenged to become conceptual learners and critical thinkers. This is also a testament that the district holds everyone to high expectations. As a parent, Gulfport School District (GSD) was and is an easy choice. Thanks to the teachers counselors, and administration, two of my sons earned about $60,000.00 in academic, leadership, and band scholarships. The third and youngest son has requested to stay because he loves the school, its robotics program, and band. What more could a parent expect? I recommend GSD as THE education destination on the Gulf Coast.

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By a Teacher on

I really enjoy teaching at Gaston Point Elementary. We pride ourselves building relationships with the students as well as their parents!

By a Teacher on

Gaston Point is truly a family-oriented, neighborhood school.  The staff is very caring and sees to the needs of the whole child.  We are dedicated to seeing each child reach his potential.

By a Teacher on

Gaston Point is an awesome school with dedicated teachers and support staff. We are always striving for excellence and coming up with new ways to educate our students. We try to instill our motto that "Strategic Excellence is not only expected it is required". I am proud to be at Gaston Point and be part of a dedicated team of teachers, students and parents.  

By a Teacher on

Gaston Point Elementary has an amazing staff that is always developing new ways to teach their students.  They always put in 100 percent and never settle for what just good enough.

By a Teacher on

Gaston Point Elementary has an excellent faculty that go above and beyond the call of duty to insure the success of each student at the school.

By , a Teacher on

Gaston Point provides a wonderful learning environment for all studentds. Students are able to express themselves and learn in a way that is fit for them.

By a Teacher on

Gaston Point is a school with high expectations for the staff and the students.  We provide a safe and learning environment

By a Teacher on

Gaston Point Elementary is an awesome school to bring your child(ren) because the teachers go above and beyond to meet the needs of the students in  our care each day and to ensure they receive a well-rounded quality education.

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Gaston Point is a caring and thoughtful environment for the students.  The staff at the school works hard to insure all of the children get a quality education. When I visit this school the children are having fun and working hard.

By , a Teacher on

I am very proud to be the leader at Gaston Point Elementary. We are a school on the move. Individualized instruction is a priority and we expect "Excellence for All" which is our district philosophy. All children can learn, and we expect the best from the staff and students daily.

By , a Teacher on

Gaston Point is a great place to work! I have worked with some awesome students this year. My reading group put together a play that received great reviews from an university instructor. I am very please to have been apart of their success.

By on

We involved in our students' lives and care about their well being and that of the community.

Reviewed on

I love my job, I work with good people and we are good cooks.

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I am very happy to have a job in an interesting environment, I love the kids, they make me laugh every day.

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Gulfport Schools are good schools, I have been here for 25 years and enjoy working for them as supervisor, and I love the kids.

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I have a wonderful boss, I work with nice people and the staff at the school is teriffic.

By , a Parent on

The teachers at this school strive to provide students with a safe and caring environment. Go GSD!

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This school adheres to all the strict regulations of the USDA when preparing/serving their meals.

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