Gaylesville High School

  • Gaylesville High School serves 407 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Gaylesville High School's student population of 407 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 36% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gaylesville High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gaylesville High School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#756 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
39%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
12%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
n/a
33%
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White
88%
55%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gaylesville High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.210.34
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Graduation Rate≥90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherokee County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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