Gadsden City School District

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Overview

School District NameGadsden City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.gcs.k12.al.us
School District Phone Number(256) 543-3512
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
# of Schools15 Schools1,474 Schools
# of Students5,200 Students742,195 Students
# of Teachers319 Teachers42,154 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1

District Comparison

  • Gadsden City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 138 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 70% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gadsden City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gadsden City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gadsden City  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.630.59
# of American Indian Students18 Students6,934 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students47 Students10,786 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# of Hispanic Students719 Students58,766 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
8%
# of Black Students2,433 Students243,597 Students
% Black Students
47%
33%
# of White Students1,919 Students404,645 Students
% White Students
37%
55%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a840 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students64 Students16,627 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:18315,520
# of Students in Kindergarten:41354,954
# of Students in 1st Grade:43956,387
# of Students in 2nd Grade:43855,562
# of Students in 3rd Grade:38957,484
# of Students in 4th Grade:37858,492
# of Students in 5th Grade:38357,872
# of Students in 6th Grade:36455,711
# of Students in 7th Grade:35055,600
# of Students in 8th Grade:33955,226
# of Students in 9th Grade:39057,301
# of Students in 10th Grade:38355,318
# of Students in 11th Grade:38353,920
# of Students in 12th Grade:36852,848
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,518 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,446. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,317 is less than the state average of $10,415. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AL)
Total Revenue$52 MM$30 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gadsden City  School District and average revenue for each school distric in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$51 MM$30 MM
This chart display total spending of Gadsden City  School District and average spending for each school distric in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,518$10,446
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gadsden City  School District and average revenue per public school student in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,317$10,415
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gadsden City  School District and average spending per public school student in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Gadsden City School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Eura Brown Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 5%
    1231 Alcott Rd
    Gadsden, AL 35901
    (256) 546-0011

    Grades: K-5 | 352 students
  • Mitchell Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1501 Noccalula Rd
    Gadsden, AL 35904
    (256) 546-2711

    Grades: K-5 | 353 students
  • Donehoo Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1109 E Broad St
    Gadsden, AL 35903
    (256) 546-3604

    Grades: PK-5 | 269 students
  • Walnut Park Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3200 Walnut St
    Gadsden, AL 35904
    (256) 546-4665

    Grades: PK-5 | 254 students
  • Sansom Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2210 W Meighan Blvd
    Gadsden, AL 35904
    (256) 546-4992

    Grades: 6-8 | 398 students
  • Gadsden Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    612 Tracy St
    Gadsden, AL 35901
    (256) 547-6341

    Grades: 6-8 | 454 students
  • Floyd Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    601 Black Creek Rd
    Gadsden, AL 35904
    (256) 546-0836

    Grades: PK-5 | 323 students
  • Gadsden City High School Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1917 Black Creek Parkway
    Gadsden, AL 35904
    (256) 543-3614

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,524 student
  • W E Striplin Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    600 Cleveland Ave
    Gadsden, AL 35901
    (256) 546-8616

    Grades: PK-5 | 426 students
  • Thompson Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    236 Goldenrod Ave
    Gadsden, AL 35901
    (256) 546-7011

    Grades: PK-5 | 228 students
  • Adams Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    919 Raley St
    Gadsden, AL 35903
    (256) 492-4952

    Grades: PK-5 | 418 students
  • Litchfield Middle School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1109 Hoke St
    Gadsden, AL 35903
    (256) 492-6793

    Grades: 6-8 | 201 students
  • C I T Y Program Alternative School
    435 E Chestnut
    Gadsden, AL 35903
    (256) 543-2489

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a student
  • Gadsden City Alternative School Alternative School
    607 S 12th St
    Gadsden, AL 35901
    (256) 547-5446

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a student
  • Therapeutic Academic Program Alternative School
    201 College St
    Gadsden, AL 35902
    (256) 549-2961

    Grades: 1-5 | n/a student
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