Gadsden High School

Gadsden High School serves 1,618 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NM average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Gadsden High School operates within the Gadsden Independent s School District.
Gadsden Independent s School District's 64% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

School Overview

The student population of 1618 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,618 students
Gadsden High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Gadsden High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 94 teachers
Gadsden High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Gadsden High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Gadsden High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
98%
61%
Gadsden High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
2%
25%
Gadsden High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.04 0.38
Gadsden High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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%
61%
Gadsden High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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
6%
Gadsden High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2005)

District Comparison

Gadsden Independent s School District's student population of 13,883 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 74% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,811 in this district is less than the state average of $16,798. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,985 is less than the state average of $17,733. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District Name Gadsden Independent s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
1
Number of Students Managed 13,883 340
Gadsden Independent s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 64% 72%
Gadsden Independent s School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $153 MM $9 MM
Gadsden Independent s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $141 MM $9 MM
Gadsden Independent s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,811 $16,798
Gadsden Independent s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,985 $17,733
Gadsden Independent s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Anthony Charter School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gadsden Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gadsden Elementary School (2.9 miles away)
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  • AnthonyAnthony Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 7-12 | 68 students
    1.2 miles
    780 Landers Rd
    AnthonyNM 88021
    (575)885-0600
    1.27-1268
  • AnthonyGadsden Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 768 students
    1.6 miles
    1301 West Washington
    AnthonyNM 88021
    (505)882-6203
    1.67-8768
  • Sunland ParkGadsden Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 524 students
    2.9 miles
    1440 Hwy 478
    Sunland ParkNM 88063
    (575)882-3050
    2.9PK-6524
  • AnthonyAnthony Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 433 students
    3.2 miles
    610 Sixth St
    AnthonyTX 79821
    (915)886-6510
    3.2PK-5433
  • Anthony Anthony Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 436 students
    3.2 miles
    609 Church St
    AnthonyNM 88021
    (505)882-6203
    3.2PK-6436

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