Gainesville High School



Gainesville High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gainesville 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
9 571
10 458
11 315
12 296

Gainesville High School is a public high school of the Gainesville City School District located in Gainesville, GA. It has 1,640 students in grades 9th through 12th. Gainesville High School is the 97th largest public high school in Georgia and the 2,692nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,640
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 96

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Gainesville High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 822
(50%)
904
(50%)
 Female 818
(50%)
888
(50%)

Gainesville High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 834
(51%)
935
(52%)
 Black 353
(22%)
386
(22%)
 White 348
(21%)
360
(20%)
 Asian 68
(4%)
72
(4%)
 Two or More 32
(2%)
34
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gainesville High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 999
(61%)
1,090
(61%)
 Not Eligible 508
(31%)
564
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 133
(8%)
138
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gainesville High School is ranked 35th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gainesville High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.0%) 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.

Gainesville High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1159
2006 1114
2007 1176
2008 1284
2009 1377
2010 1465
2011 1537
2012 1640

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 12.8
2007 11.4
2008 13.2
2009 14.6
2010 16.1
2011 16.4
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.58757549611734
2006 0.58438061041293
2007 0.67176870748299
2008 0.64719626168224
2009 0.69498910675381
2010 0.68532423208191
2011 0.69030579050098
2012 0.69024390243902

Compare Gainesville High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 
This School 69.0%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,640 17.1:1  
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Private PK - 12 68 6:1 6 miles
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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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