Gainesville High School

1900 Nw 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 1,873 students in grades 7-12, Gainesville High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,873 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : 89% (Top 50% in FL)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 58% (Top 50%)
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gainesville High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Gainesville High School's student population of 1,873 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
1,873 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
77 teachers
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School Rankings

Gainesville High School ranks within the top 50% of all 3,704 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Gainesville High School is 0.72, which is more 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)
#1290 out of 3704 schools
(Top 50%)
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58%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gainesville High School 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.
56%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gainesville High School 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.
57%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Gainesville High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
16:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
36%
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Black
32%
21%
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White
38%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.72
This chart display the diversity score of Gainesville High School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
89%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Gainesville High School 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
39%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gainesville High School's ranking?
Gainesville High School is ranked #1290 out of 3,704 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Gainesville High School often compared to?
Gainesville High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like F. W. Buchholz High School, Eastside High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
58% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Gainesville High School?
The graduation rate of Gainesville High School is 89%, which is higher than the Florida state average of 87%.
How many students attend Gainesville High School?
1,873 students attend Gainesville High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Gainesville High School students are White, 32% of students are Black, 17% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 6% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gainesville High School?
Gainesville High School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Gainesville High School offer ?
Gainesville High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Gainesville High School part of?
Gainesville High School is part of Alachua School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
10-Month Calendar: First Day for Students
August 12, 2024 (Monday)
10-Month Calendar: Last Day for Students
June 03, 2025 (Tuesday)

School Reviews

5   7/27/2013
i would recommend this school for students that like football,volleyball,basketball
- Posted by Student/Alumni - frann

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,873 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : 89% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 58% (Top 50%)
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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