Gadsden School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 20 public schools in Gadsden School District, serving 5,317 students. Gadsden School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Florida.
Public schools in Gadsden School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Florida public school average of 58%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 55% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
The top ranked public schools in Gadsden School District are Gadsden Elementary Magnet School, Crossroad Academy and Greensboro Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Florida public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the Florida public school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameGadsden School District
School District Websitehttp://www.gcps.k12.fl.us/
School District Phone Number(850) 627-9651
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (FL)
# of Schools20 Schools4,367 Schools
# of Students5,317 Students2,833,287 Students
# of Teachers357 Teachers177,130 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1

District Comparison

Gadsden School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 73 school districts in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 66% has increased from 58% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#66 out of 73 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gadsden  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gadsden  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gadsden  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
66%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gadsden  School District and public school graduation rate of FL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.420.70
# of American Indian Students49 Students8,827 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# of Asian Students4 Students77,812 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students1,115 Students938,227 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
33%
# of Black Students3,889 Students626,523 Students
% Black Students
73%
22%
# of White Students186 Students1,077,863 Students
% White Students
4%
38%
# of Hawaiian Students15 Students4,744 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students59 Students99,329 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:42061,247
# of Students in Kindergarten:375200,250
# of Students in 1st Grade:401207,664
# of Students in 2nd Grade:409207,685
# of Students in 3rd Grade:489226,422
# of Students in 4th Grade:423220,563
# of Students in 5th Grade:408215,850
# of Students in 6th Grade:420219,996
# of Students in 7th Grade:376210,715
# of Students in 8th Grade:345211,139
# of Students in 9th Grade:358219,419
# of Students in 10th Grade:345216,655
# of Students in 11th Grade:309212,702
# of Students in 12th Grade:239202,980
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,178 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,348. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,567 is less than the state median of $12,938. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (FL)
Total Revenue$59 MM$136 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gadsden  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$62 MM$132 MM
This chart display total spending of Gadsden  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,178$13,348
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gadsden  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,567$12,938
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gadsden  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Gadsden School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Gadsden Elementary Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    500 W King St
    Quincy, FL 32351
    (850) 627-7557

    Grades: PK-8 | 161 students
  • Crossroad Academy Charter School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    470 Strong Rd
    Quincy, FL 32351
    (850) 875-9626

    Grades: PK-12 | 528 students
  • Greensboro Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    559 Greensboro Hwy
    Quincy, FL 32351
    (850) 442-6327

    Grades: PK-3 | 347 students
  • Havana Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 69% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1210 Kemp Rd
    Havana, FL 32333
    (850) 662-2670

    Grades: PK-8 | 594 students
  • Chattahoochee Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    335 Maple St
    Chattahoochee, FL 32324
    (850) 662-2080

    Grades: PK-5 | 173 students
  • Stewart Street Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    749 S Stewart St
    Quincy, FL 32351
    (850) 627-3145

    Grades: PK-5 | 671 students
  • George W. Munroe Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1850 W King St
    Quincy, FL 32351
    (850) 875-8800

    Grades: PK-3 | 507 students
  • West Gadsden Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    200 Providence Rd
    Quincy, FL 32351
    (850) 442-9500

    Grades: 4-8 | 380 students
  • Gadsden County High School Math: 24% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    27001 Blue Star Hwy
    Havana, FL 32333
    (850) 662-2300

    Grades: 9-12 | 962 students
  • James A. Shanks Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1400 W King St
    Quincy, FL 32351
    (850) 875-8737

    Grades: 4-8 | 695 students
  • Gadsden Central Academy Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    35 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
    Quincy, FL 32351
    (850) 875-7249

    Grades: 1-12 | 28 students
  • Carter Parramore Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    631 S Stewart St
    Quincy, FL 32351
    (850) 627-6030

    Grades: 4-12 | 188 students
  • Bold Step Infant Care
    631 S Stewart St
    Quincy, FL 32351
    (850) 627-6030

    Grades: PK | 7 students
  • Florida State Hospital Special Education School
    1260 N Main St
    Chattahoochee, FL 32324
    (850) 663-7246

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Gadsden Adult & Community Education Center
    201 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
    Quincy, FL 32351
    (850) 875-8324

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Gadsden Technical Institute Vocational School
    201 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
    Quincy, FL 32351
    (850) 875-8324

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Gadsden Virtual Franchise
    35 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
    Quincy, FL 32351
    (850) 627-9651

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Gadsden Virtual Instruction Program
    35 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
    Quincy, FL 32351
    (850) 627-9651

    Grades: K-12 | 8 students
  • Head Start Program
    35 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
    Quincy, FL 32351
    (850) 627-3861

    Grades: PK | 51 students
  • Hope Academy Alternative School
    631 S Stewart St
    Quincy, FL 32351
    (850) 627-6030

    Grades: 6-12 | 17 students
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