Gaylesville High School

760 Trojan Way
Gaylesville, AL 35973
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 387 students in grades Prekindergarten-12, Gaylesville High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gaylesville High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Gaylesville High School's student population of 387 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
387 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Gaylesville High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Gaylesville High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#584 out of 1285 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Gaylesville High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gaylesville High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-54%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gaylesville High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30-34%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Gaylesville High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
18:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Gaylesville High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
2%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Gaylesville High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Gaylesville High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Gaylesville High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
95%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Gaylesville High School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Gaylesville High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gaylesville High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.10
This chart displays the diversity score of Gaylesville High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-89%
88%
This chart displays graduation rate of Gaylesville High School and public school graduation rate of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gaylesville High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gaylesville High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gaylesville High School's ranking?
Gaylesville High School is ranked #584 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Gaylesville High School often compared to?
Gaylesville High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cedar Bluff High School, Sand Rock High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Gaylesville High School?
The graduation rate of Gaylesville High School is 80-89%, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 88%.
How many students attend Gaylesville High School?
387 students attend Gaylesville High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Gaylesville High School students are White, 2% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gaylesville High School?
Gaylesville High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Gaylesville High School offer ?
Gaylesville High School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12
What school district is Gaylesville High School part of?
Gaylesville High School is part of Cherokee County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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