Gaither High School

  • Gaither High School serves 2,090 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Gaither High School operates within the Hillsborough School District.
  • Hillsborough School District's 71% graduation rate is equal to the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2090 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 117 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,090 students
Gaither High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Gaither High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers117 teachers
Gaither High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeGaither High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
Gaither High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
4%
3%
Gaither High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
41%
31%
Gaither High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
11%
23%
Gaither High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
41%
40%
Gaither High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Gaither High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsGaither High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.660.70
Gaither High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
41%
53%
Gaither High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
5%
Gaither High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Hillsborough School District's student population of 206,679 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 71% has increased from 66% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,407 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,791 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameHillsborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
306
22
Number of Students Managed206,67910,184
Hillsborough School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate71%71%
Hillsborough School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,886 MM$132 MM
Hillsborough School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$1,963 MM$140 MM
Hillsborough School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,407$11,888
Hillsborough School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,791$12,571
Hillsborough School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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