Gaston High School

4550 Us Highway 411

Gadsden, AL 35901

Tel: (256)547-8828
  • Gaston High School serves 581 students in grades KG-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Gaston High School operates within the Etowah County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 581 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 581 students
Gaston High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Gaston High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Gaston High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Gaston High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less 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 15:1 18:1
Gaston High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Gaston High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
12%
33%
Gaston High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
86%
56%
Gaston High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Gaston High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Gaston High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Gaston 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.
0.25 0.32
Gaston 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.
58%
47%
Gaston 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.
10%
5%
Gaston High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Etowah County School District's student population of 8,932 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,754 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 $9,451 is less than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Etowah County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
6
Number of Students Managed 8,932 2,879
Etowah County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $79 MM $28 MM
Etowah County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $85 MM $29 MM
Etowah County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,754 $9,721
Etowah County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,451 $10,229
Etowah 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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  • GadsdenThompson Elementary School
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    Grades: PK-6 | 188 students
    3.8 miles
    3156 Tabor Rd
    GadsdenAL 35904
    (256)546-7409
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    Grades: 6-8 | 200 students
    5 miles
    1109 Hoke St
    GadsdenAL 35903
    (256)492-6793
    56-8200
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    5.1 miles
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    GadsdenAL 35902
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    5.1 miles
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    GadsdenAL 35903
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