Gordon Central High School



Gordon Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gordon Central 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
9 250
10 211
11 203
12 191

Gordon Central High School is a public high school of the Gordon County School District located in Calhoun, GA. It has 855 students in grades 9th through 12th. Gordon Central High School is the 265th largest public high school in Georgia and the 6,855th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.5 to 1.

Total Students: 855
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.1

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Gordon Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 443
(52%)
962
(50%)
 Male 412
(48%)
946
(50%)

Gordon Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 624
(73%)
1,552
(81%)
 Hispanic 162
(19%)
240
(13%)
 Black 26
(3%)
35
(2%)
 Two or More 25
(3%)
47
(2%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gordon Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 510
(60%)
954
(50%)
 Not Eligible 263
(31%)
755
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 82
(10%)
199
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gordon Central High School is ranked 180th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gordon Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.2%) is higher than the state average of 53.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Gordon Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1320
2006 1138
2007 926
2008 855
2009 855
2010 830
2011 841
2012 855

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 13
2007 11.9
2008 11.9
2009 12.5
2010 13.5
2011 14.3
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41363636363636
2006 0.46485061511424
2007 0.4719222462203
2008 0.54035087719298
2009 0.57543859649123
2010 0.60361445783133
2011 0.66706302021403
2012 0.69239766081871

Compare Gordon Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 
This School 69.2%
 

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