Gardendale High School

  • Gardendale High School serves 1,077 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Gardendale High School operates within the Jefferson County School District.
  • Jefferson County School District's 70% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1077 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,077 students
Gardendale High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Gardendale High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Gardendale High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Gardendale High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Gardendale High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Gardendale High School Asian Students (2003-2014)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Gardendale High School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
25%
33%
Gardendale High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
72%
56%
Gardendale High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Gardendale High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Gardendale High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL 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.
0.42 0.32
Gardendale 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.
27%
47%
Gardendale High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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.
5%
5%
Gardendale High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jefferson County School District's student population of 36,003 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,508 in this district is less than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,950 is less than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has declined by 22% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
60
6
Number of Students Managed 36,003 2,879
Jefferson County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 70% 74%
Jefferson County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $344 MM $28 MM
Jefferson County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $360 MM $29 MM
Jefferson County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,508 $9,721
Jefferson County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,950 $10,229
Jefferson County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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  • GardendaleGardendale Elementary School
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    0.4 miles
    860 Bauer Ln
    GardendaleAL 35071
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    2.4 miles
    1450 Carson Rd N
    BirminghamAL 35217
    (205)379-3500
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  • GardendaleSnow Rogers Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 190 students
    3.1 miles
    2636 Snow Rogers Rd
    GardendaleAL 35071
    (205)379-5400
    3.1KG-5190
  • FultondaleFultondale Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 797 students
    3.4 miles
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    FultondaleAL 35068
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    3.4PK-5797

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