Gaylesville High School

  • Gaylesville High School serves 376 students in grades PK-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Gaylesville High School operates within the Cherokee County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 376 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 376 students
Gaylesville High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Gaylesville High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Gaylesville High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Gaylesville High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 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 16:1 18:1
Gaylesville High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
14%
1%
Gaylesville High School American Indian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
6%
Gaylesville High School Black Students (2006-2007)
White
86%
56%
Gaylesville High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Gaylesville High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.24 0.32
Gaylesville 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.
63%
47%
Gaylesville 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.
11%
5%
Gaylesville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Cherokee County School District's student population of 4,047 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,380 in this district is less than the state average of $9,717. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,317 is less than the state average of $9,955. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Cherokee County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
6
Number of Students Managed 4,047 2,879
Cherokee County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $28 MM
Cherokee County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $38 MM $29 MM
Cherokee County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,380 $9,717
Cherokee County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,317 $9,955
Cherokee County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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