Gaither High School

Gaither High School serves 2,095 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Gaither High School operates within the Hillsborough School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is equal to the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 2095 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,095 students
Gaither High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Gaither High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 119 teachers
Gaither High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Gaither High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Gaither High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
4%
3%
Gaither High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
39%
30%
Gaither High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
10%
23%
Gaither High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
44%
41%
Gaither High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Gaither High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Gaither High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.46
Gaither High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
37%
52%
Gaither High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Gaither High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 203,439 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,757 is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,156 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Hillsborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
321
22
Number of Students Managed 203,439 10,137
Hillsborough School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 71%
Hillsborough School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,886 MM $132 MM
Hillsborough School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $1,963 MM $140 MM
Hillsborough School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,757 $11,888
Hillsborough School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,156 $12,571
Hillsborough School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Dorothy Thomas Center (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Buchanan Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Claywell Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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