Gainesville State School

Tel: (940)665-0701
Grades: 9-12

275 students

Gainesville State School serves 275 students in grades 9-12.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Gainesville State School operates within the Gainesville State School District.

Overview

The student population of 275 students has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 275 students
Gainesville State School Total Students (2002-2012)
Gender % 100% Male / 0%Female
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Students by Grade Gainesville State School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 14:1
Hispanic
37%
50%
Black
42%
13%
White
18%
31%
All Ethnic Groups Gainesville State School Sch Ethnicity Gainesville State 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 0.41
Gainesville State School Diversity Score (2002-2012)
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.
98%
44%
Gainesville State School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
n/a 7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 275 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Gainesville State School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
4
Number of Students Managed 275 730
Gainesville State  School District Number of Students Managed (2002-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a% 80%
District Total Revenue n/a $9 MM
District Spending n/a $9 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $11,947
District Spending / Student n/a $12,666
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gainesville Alter Ed (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gainesville Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edison Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GainesvilleEdison Elementary School
    1 Edison Dr
    GainesvilleTX 76240
    (940)665-6091
    0.4 mi | 633 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • GainesvilleGainesville Middle School
    1201 Lindsay St
    GainesvilleTX 76240
    (940)665-4062
    0.9 mi | 566 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • GainesvilleGainesville Head Start Elementary School
    912 Muller St
    GainesvilleTX 76240
    (940)665-4619
    1.3 mi | 2 students | Gr. PK                      
  • GainesvilleMargaret Galubenski Achievement Center
    Alternative School
    1000 Radio Hill Rd
    GainesvilleTX 76240
    (940)665-0277
    Alternative School

    1.5 mi | 12 students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • GainesvilleGainesville Alter Ed
    Alternative School
    1000 Radio Hill Rd
    GainesvilleTX 76240
    (940)668-3632
    Alternative School

    1.5 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-12                      

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Did You Know?
Gainesville, TX public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.45, which is higher than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Gainesville is J. J. Finley Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.