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 grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 117 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,090 students
Gaither High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Gaither High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 117 teachers
Gaither High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Gaither High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Gaither High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Gaither High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Gaither High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Gaither High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL 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.
0.66 0.46
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 (1990-2015)
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 (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Hillsborough School District's student population of 206,646 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,578 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,870 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Hillsborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
306
22
Number of Students Managed 206,646 10,184
Hillsborough School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 71%
Hillsborough School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $1,949 MM $122 MM
Hillsborough School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,008 MM $125 MM
Hillsborough School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,578 $12,021
Hillsborough School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,870 $12,230
Hillsborough School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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