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
9 466
10 394
11 369
12 346

Gadsden City High School is a public high school of the Gadsden City School District located in Gadsden, AL. It has 1,575 students in grades 8th through 12th. Gadsden City High School is the 19th largest public high school in Alabama and the 2,930th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,575
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 94.81

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Gadsden City High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 803
(51%)
1,433
(50%)
 Male 772
(49%)
1,406
(50%)

Gadsden City High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 841
(53%)
1,491
(53%)
 White 587
(37%)
1,102
(39%)
 Hispanic 105
(7%)
196
(7%)
 Asian 23
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
18
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gadsden City High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 915
(58%)
1,788
(63%)
 Not Eligible 558
(35%)
856
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 102
(6%)
195
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gadsden City High School is ranked 10th out of 0 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gadsden City High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 56.7%. 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

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

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

Compare Gadsden City High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 
This School 64.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gadsden City High School
Gadsden, AL
Public 08 - 12 1,575 16.6:1  
Episcopal Day School
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Private PK - 12 88 4:1 2 miles
Coosa Christian School
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Private PK - 12 346 13:1 2 miles
Gadsden Middle School
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Public 06 - 09 534 13.7:1 2 miles
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Public 06 - 09 500 13.8:1 2 miles
Westbrook Christian School
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Private PK - 12 578 13:1 3 miles
Etowah County Alternative High School
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Public 08 - 12 194 48.5:1 3 miles
Litchfield Middle School
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Public 06 - 09 214 7.7:1 4 miles
Rainbow Middle School
Rainbow City, AL
Public 06 - 09 688 16.9:1 4 miles
Etowah Middle School
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Public 06 - 09 452 11.9:1 5 miles
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Public 06 - 12 759 16.1:1 5 miles
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