Gainesville High School

830 Century Pl
Gainesville, GA 30501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Gainesville High School serves 2,125 students in grades 9-12.
Gainesville High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Gainesville High School's student population of 2,125 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 138 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,125 students
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Total Classroom Teachers138 teachers
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School Comparison

Gainesville High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Gainesville High School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1434 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
59%
15%
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Black
18%
37%
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White
17%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.69
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Graduation Rate
88%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGainesville City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gainesville High School is Gainesville Regional Youth Detention Center (3.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gainesville Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Centennial Arts Academy (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gainesville Centennial Arts Academy Math: 36% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 831 students
    0.0 miles
    852 Century Pl
    Gainesville, GA 30501
    (770) 287-2044
    0 K-5 831
  • Gainesville Gainesville Exploration Academy Math: 20% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 755 students
    1.4 miles
    1145 Mcever Rd
    Gainesville, GA 30504
    (770) 287-1223
    1.4 K-5 755
  • Gainesville Fair Street International Baccalaureate World School Math: 21% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 467 students
    1.7 miles
    695 Fair St
    Gainesville, GA 30501
    (770) 536-5295
    1.7 K-5 467
  • Gainesville Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy Math: 40% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 659 students
    2.0 miles
    1340 Enota Ave Ne
    Gainesville, GA 30501
    (770) 532-7711
    2 K-5 659
  • Gainesville New Holland Core Knowledge Academy Math: 29% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 958 students
    2.1 miles
    170 Barn St
    Gainesville, GA 30501
    (770) 287-1095
    2.1 PK-5 958

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