West Gadsden High School

  • West Gadsden High School serves 511 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • West Gadsden High School's student population of 511 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students511 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Gadsden High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Gadsden High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#3455 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
35%
32%
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Black
55%
22%
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White
8%
39%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Gadsden High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.570.70
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Graduation Rate70-79%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Gadsden High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGADSDEN School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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