Gaither High School

16200 North Dale Mabry Hwy,

Tampa, FL, 33618-1337

Tel: (813)975-7340
Grades: 9-12

1,984 students

Gaither High School serves 1,984 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Gaither High School operates within the Hillsborough School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 1984 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 106 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,984 students
Gaither High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 106 teachers
Gaither High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Gaither High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Gaither High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
Gaither High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
38%
28%
Gaither High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
9%
23%
Gaither High School Black (1988-2012)
White
44%
43%
Gaither High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Gaither High School Sch Ethnicity Gaither High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.66 0.69
Gaither High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
33%
49%
Gaither High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
8%
Gaither High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 201,942 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Hillsborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
294
20
Number of Students Managed 201,942 9,762
Hillsborough School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 69% 70%
Hillsborough School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,906 MM $138 MM
Hillsborough School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,095 MM $159 MM
Hillsborough School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,926 $13,793
Hillsborough School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,910 $15,882
Hillsborough School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tampa Gaither Adult/community Center
    16200 North Dale Mabry Hwy
    Tampa , FL , 33618
    (813)632-6823
    0  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Tampa Claywell Elementary School
    4500 Northdale Blvd
    Tampa , FL , 33624
    (813)975-7300
    1.2  mi  |  703  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tampa A T Jones Math Science And Technology Academy
    Charter School
    4903 Ehrlich Rd
    Tampa , FL , 33624
    (813)264-2222
    Charter School
    2  mi  |  233  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Tampa Buchanan Middle School
    1001 West Bearss Ave
    Tampa , FL , 33613
    (813)975-7600
    2.2  mi  |  728  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Tampa Dorothy Thomas Center
    Special Education School
    3215 Nundy Rd
    Tampa , FL , 33618
    (813)975-7355
    Special Education School
    2.2  mi  |  60  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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