Gainesville J High School

1201 Lindsay St
Gainesville, TX 76240
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Gainesville J High School serves 444 students in grades 7-8.
Gainesville J High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 444 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Gainesville J High School's student population of 444 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
444 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Gainesville J High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Gainesville J High School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#3998 out of 8079 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
63%
53%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
25%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gainesville J High School's ranking?
Gainesville J High School is ranked #3998 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
32% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Gainesville J High School?
444 students attend Gainesville J High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Gainesville J High School students are Hispanic, 25% of students are White, 5% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gainesville J High School?
Gainesville J High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Gainesville J High School offer ?
Gainesville J High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Gainesville J High School part of?
Gainesville J High School is part of Gainesville ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 444 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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