Gaylesville High School

  • Gaylesville High School serves 415 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Gaylesville High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Gaylesville High School's student population of 415 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students415 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gaylesville High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gaylesville High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#786 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
47%
This chart display 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
46%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
9%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
n/a
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gaylesville High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
91%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gaylesville High School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.170.59
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Graduation Rate≥80%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
50%
This chart display 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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherokee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Gaylesville High School is Cedar Bluff High School (4.3 miles away)
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