Gaylesville High School

760 Trojan Way,

Gaylesville, AL, 35973-0008

Tel: (256)422-3401
Grades: PK-12

425 students

Gaylesville High School serves 425 students in grades PK-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Gaylesville High School operates within the Cherokee County School District.

Overview

The student population of 425 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 425 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Students by Grade Gaylesville High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
American Indian
16%
1%
Gaylesville High School American Indian (2001-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Gaylesville High School Hispanic (2006-2007)
Black
n/a
35%
White
82%
58%
Gaylesville High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Gaylesville High School Sch Ethnicity Gaylesville 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.
0.30 0.55
Gaylesville High School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
62%
51%
Gaylesville High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
12%
7%
Gaylesville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,087 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Cherokee County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
7
Number of Students Managed 4,087 2,928
Cherokee County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $29 MM
Cherokee County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $51 MM $31 MM
Cherokee County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,050 $9,620
Cherokee County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,502 $10,180
Cherokee County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Centre Elementary School (10.5 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Cedar Bluff Cedar Bluff High School
    3655 Old Hwy 9
    Cedar Bluff , AL , 35959
    (256)779-6211
    4.3  mi  |  609  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Centre Cherokee Co High School
    910 Warrior Dr
    Centre , AL , 35960
    (256)927-3625
    9.2  mi  |  437  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Centre Centre Elementary School
    725 East Main St
    Centre , AL , 35960
    (256)927-3302
    10.5  mi  |  648  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Centre Cherokee Co Career & Technical Center
    Vocational School
    600 Bay Springs Rd
    Centre , AL , 35960
    (256)927-5351
    Vocational School
    10.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Centre Centre Middle School
    350 East Main St
    Centre , AL , 35960
    (256)927-5656
    10.6  mi  |  537  students  |  Gr.  5-9

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
One of the most stressful parts of back-to-school season is making sure your children get everything they need, without breaking the bank. Here are 10 expert back-to-school shopping tips to get what you need on a budget.
Knowledge is Power Program: A Strong Model for Public Schools
As many traditional public schools struggle to close the achievement gap, Knowledge is Power Program schools seem to have the right formula for helping poverty-stricken and minority students achieve success. In this article, we examine how KIPP schools are making their students’ futures much brighter.
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.
Related School Videos