Gaither High School



Gaither High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gaither High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 494
10 518
11 541
12 456

Gaither High School is a public high school of the Hillsborough School District located in Tampa, FL. It has 2,009 students in grades 9th through 12th. Gaither High School is the 137th largest public high school in Florida and the 1,440th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,009
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 110

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Gaither High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,028
(51%)
30,517
(51%)
 Female 981
(49%)
29,636
(49%)

Gaither High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 883
(44%)
24,777
(41%)
 Hispanic 767
(38%)
18,323
(30%)
 Black 208
(10%)
12,631
(21%)
 Asian 85
(4%)
1,928
(3%)
 Two or More 56
(3%)
2,194
(4%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
222
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
78
(0%)

Gaither High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,112
(55%)
30,408
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 714
(36%)
24,977
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 183
(9%)
4,768
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gaither High School is ranked 186th out of 0 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gaither High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Gaither High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2416
2006 2262
2007 2265
2008 2228
2009 2003
2010 2035
2011 1984
2012 2009

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22
2006 21.8
2007 18.6
2008 18.1
2009 17.9
2010 17.6
2011 18.8
2012 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20612582781457
2006 0.23916887709991
2007 0.27770419426049
2008 0.31777378815081
2009 0.36744882675986
2010 0.38476658476658
2011 0.41784274193548
2012 0.44649079143853

Compare Gaither High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,602.5% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.0%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,009 18.3:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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