Gadsden Central Academy

35 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Quincy, FL 32351
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 17 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Gadsden Central Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 17 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : <50% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gadsden Central Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Gadsden Central Academy's student population of 17 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
17 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

Gadsden Central Academy ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Gadsden Central Academy is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (FL)
#1872 out of 3704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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<50%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gadsden Central Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
<50%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gadsden Central Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
16:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Gadsden Central Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
36%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Gadsden Central Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
94%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Gadsden Central Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
6%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Gadsden Central Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Florida.
0.11
This chart displays the diversity score of Gadsden Central Academy and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
<50%
87%
This chart displays graduation rate of Gadsden Central Academy and public school graduation rate of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gadsden Central Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
3%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gadsden Central Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gadsden Central Academy's ranking?
Gadsden Central Academy is ranked #1872 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Gadsden Central Academy often compared to?
Gadsden Central Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Washington Of Varying Exceptionalities (Wave) by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Gadsden Central Academy?
The graduation rate of Gadsden Central Academy is 50%, which is lower than the Florida state average of 87%.
How many students attend Gadsden Central Academy?
17 students attend Gadsden Central Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Gadsden Central Academy students are Black, and 6% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gadsden Central Academy?
Gadsden Central Academy has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Gadsden Central Academy offer ?
Gadsden Central Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Gadsden Central Academy part of?
Gadsden Central Academy is part of Gadsden School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 17 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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