Gaines Alternative At Hamblen

  • Gaines Alternative At Hamblen serves 35 students in grades 5-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Gaines Alternative At Hamblen's student population of 35 students has declined by 41% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students35 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gaines Alternative At Hamblen's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gaines Alternative At Hamblen is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
32%
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Black
9%
22%
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White
89%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.200.46
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Graduation Rate≤20%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District NameST. JOHNS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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A punishment facility where "Zero tolerance" overrides any common sense judgement. Students are planted in front of computer screens doing sub-level grade work, forbidden to speak and deprived of social interaction.
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