Gadsden County High School

  • Gadsden County High School serves 962 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Gadsden County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Gadsden County High School's student population of 962 students has grown by 108% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 75% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students962 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gadsden County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gadsden County High School is 0.40, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#3379 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
21%
33%
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Black
75%
22%
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White
3%
38%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.400.70
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Graduation Rate
73%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGadsden School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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