830 Century Pl
Gainesville, GA 30501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 138 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,125 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
138 teachers
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School Rankings

Gainesville High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1379 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Graduation Rate
81%
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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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,125 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59 (Top 30%)

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