Gainesville High School

  • Gainesville High School serves 2,101 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 36% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Gainesville High School's student population of 2,101 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 130 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers130 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gainesville High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gainesville High School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1142 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
58%
15%
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Black
20%
37%
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White
17%
40%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gainesville High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.600.68
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Graduation Rate
88%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
57%
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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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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