Gaylesville High School

Gaylesville High School serves 398 students in grades PK - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Gaylesville High School operates within the Cherokee County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 398 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 398 students
Gaylesville High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Gaylesville High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Gaylesville High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Gaylesville High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 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 11:1 16:1
Gaylesville High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
16%
1%
Gaylesville High School American Indian Students (2001-2013)
White
84%
57%
Gaylesville High School White Students (1989-2013)
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.
0.27 0.32
Gaylesville High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
68%
52%
Gaylesville High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
9%
6%
Gaylesville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Cherokee County School District's student population of 4,049 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,225 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,819 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has declined by 21% over four years.
School District Name Cherokee County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
7
Number of Students Managed 4,049 3,026
Cherokee County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $38 MM $30 MM
Cherokee County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $40 MM $30 MM
Cherokee County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,225 $10,181
Cherokee County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,819 $10,301
Cherokee County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Cedar Bluff High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cedar Bluff High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cedar Bluff High School (4.3 miles away)
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  • Cedar BluffCedar Bluff High School
    Grades: KG-12 | 608 students
    4.3 miles
    3655 Old Hwy 9
    Cedar BluffAL 35959
    (256)779-6211
    4.3KG-12608
  • CentreCherokee Co High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 458 students
    9.2 miles
    910 Warrior Dr
    CentreAL 35960
    (256)927-3625
    9.29-12458
  • CentreCentre Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 680 students
    10.5 miles
    725 East Main St
    CentreAL 35960
    (256)927-3302
    10.5KG-4680
  • CentreCentre Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 522 students
    10.6 miles
    1920 East Main St
    CentreAL 35960
    (256)927-5656
    10.65-8522
  • CentreCherokee Co Career & Technical CenterVocational School
    Grades: 7-12
    10.6 miles
    600 Bay Springs Rd
    CentreAL 35960
    (256)927-5351
    10.67-12n/a

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