Gaylesville High School

Grades: PK-12

423 students

Gaylesville High School serves 423 students in grades PK-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Gaylesville High School operates within the Cherokee County School District.

Overview

The student population of 423 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 423 students
Gaylesville High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Gaylesville High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Gaylesville High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is more than the state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Gaylesville High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
15%
1%
Gaylesville High School American Indian Students (2001-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
White
84%
57%
Gaylesville High School White Students (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Gaylesville High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL 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.
0.27 0.20
Gaylesville High School Diversity Score (2001-2013)
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.
67%
52%
Gaylesville High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
9%
6%
Gaylesville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,123 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,050 is higher than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has grown by 36% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,502 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 67% over four years.
School District Name Cherokee County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
7
Number of Students Managed 4,123 2,979
Cherokee County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $29 MM
Cherokee County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $51 MM $31 MM
Cherokee County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,050 $9,620
Cherokee County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,502 $10,180
Cherokee County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cedar Bluff High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cedar Bluff High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cedar Bluff High School (4.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cedar BluffCedar Bluff High School
    3655 Old Hwy 9
    Cedar BluffAL 35959
    (256)779-6211
    4.3 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 626 students                      
  • CentreCherokee Co High School
    910 Warrior Dr
    CentreAL 35960
    (256)927-3625
    9.2 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 448 students                      
  • CentreCentre Elementary School
    725 East Main St
    CentreAL 35960
    (256)927-3302
    10.5 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 675 students                      
  • CentreCherokee Co Career & Technical Center
    Vocational School
    600 Bay Springs Rd
    CentreAL 35960
    (256)927-5351
    Vocational School

    10.6 mi | Gr. 7-12 | n/a students                      
  • CentreCentre Middle School
    350 East Main St
    CentreAL 35960
    (256)927-5656
    10.6 mi | Gr. 5-9 | 555 students                      

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