Gardendale High School

800 Main St
Gardendale, AL 35071
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Gardendale High School serves 1,061 students in grades 9-12.
Gardendale High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Gardendale High School's student population of 1,061 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,061 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

Gardendale High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Gardendale High School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#561 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
28%
33%
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White
68%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.460.59
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Graduation Rate
89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gardendale High School is Fultondale High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bragg Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gardendale Bragg Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 820 students
    0.3 miles
    840 Ash Ave
    Gardendale, AL 35071
    (205) 379-2600
    0.3 6-8 820
  • Gardendale Gardendale Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 991 students
    0.4 miles
    860 Bauers Ln
    Gardendale, AL 35071
    (205) 379-3550
    0.4 K-5 991
  • Birmingham Fultondale High School Math: 26% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 601 students
    2.4 miles
    1450 Carson Rd N
    Birmingham, AL 35217
    (205) 379-3500
    2.4 6-12 601
  • Gardendale Snow Rogers Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 208 students
    3.1 miles
    2636 Snow Rogers Rd
    Gardendale, AL 35071
    (205) 379-5400
    3.1 K-5 208
  • Fultondale Fultondale Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 899 students
    3.4 miles
    950 Central Ave
    Fultondale, AL 35068
    (205) 379-3450
    3.4 PK-6 899

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