Gardendale High School



Gardendale High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gardendale 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
9 304
10 253
11 274
12 292

Gardendale High School is a public high school of the Jefferson County School District located in Gardendale, AL. It has 1,123 students in grades 9th through 12th. Gardendale High School is the 61st largest public high school in Alabama and the 5,237th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,123
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 57.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,237th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 61st out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 329th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 72nd out of 381

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Gardendale High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 574
(51%)
6,063
(49%)
 Male 549
(49%)
6,286
(51%)

Gardendale High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 797
(71%)
5,599
(45%)
 Black 298
(27%)
5,867
(48%)
 Hispanic 19
(2%)
754
(6%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
71
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
27
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Gardendale High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 791
(70%)
6,783
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 281
(25%)
4,937
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(5%)
629
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gardendale High School is ranked 168th out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gardendale High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 48.1%. 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.

Gardendale High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 928
2006 959
2007 973
2008 1020
2009 1040
2010 1071
2011 1066
2012 1113
2013 1095
2014 1077
2015 1123

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 14
2007 15.4
2008 16.8
2009 18.5
2010 16.7
2011 16.8
2012 17.8
2013 18.5
2014 19.7
2015 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15625
2006 0.17309697601668
2007 0.18705035971223
2008 0.20294117647059
2009 0.22788461538462
2010 0.27170868347339
2011 0.32457786116323
2012 0.29559748427673
2013 0.31415525114155
2014 0.322191272052
2015 0.29563668744435

Compare Gardendale High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.6%
 
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Gardendale High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,123 19.5:1  
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Public KG - 12 87 435:1 8 miles
Huffman High School-Magnet
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Public PK - 12 1,433 21.7:1 8 miles
Cornerstone Schools of Alabama
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Private PK - 12 445 11:1 9 miles
Minor High School
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