Gadsden City High School



Gadsden City High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gadsden City 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
9 419
10 379
11 356
12 364

Gadsden City High School is a public high school of the Gadsden City School District located in Gadsden, AL. It has 1,518 students in grades 9th through 12th. Gadsden City High School is the 23rd largest public high school in Alabama and the 3,270th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,518
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 91.78
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,270th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 23rd out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 101st out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 19th out of 381

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Gadsden City High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 760
(50%)
767
(50%)
 Female 758
(50%)
766
(50%)

Gadsden City High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 782
(52%)
783
(51%)
 White 576
(38%)
588
(38%)
 Hispanic 126
(8%)
128
(8%)
 Asian 16
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Two or More 12
(1%)
12
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Gadsden City High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 833
(55%)
844
(55%)
 Not Eligible 584
(38%)
585
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 101
(7%)
104
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gadsden City High School is ranked 3rd out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gadsden City High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.5%) is higher than the state average of 48.1%. 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.

Gadsden City High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 1479
2007 1534
2008 1535
2009 1604
2010 1598
2011 1535
2012 1575
2013 1559
2014 1535
2015 1518

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 15.3
2008 16
2009 18.7
2010 17.6
2011 16.4
2012 16.6
2013 16.8
2014 16.9
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.57606490872211
2007 0.55867014341591
2008 0.64820846905537
2009 0.67331670822943
2010 0.71589486858573
2011 0.70814332247557
2012 0.64571428571429
2013 0.73059653624118
2014 0.63061889250814
2015 0.61528326745718

Compare Gadsden City High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 61.5%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,518 16.5:1  
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