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
9 498
10 521
11 424
12 447

Gainesville High School is a public high school of the Alachua School District located in Gainesville, FL. It has 1,890 students in grades 9th through 12th. Gainesville High School is the 190th largest public high school in Florida and the 1,920th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,890
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 81
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,920th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 190th out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 811th out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 275th out of 947

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Gainesville High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 996
(53%)
4,417
(49%)
 Male 894
(47%)
4,551
(51%)

Gainesville High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 799
(42%)
4,284
(48%)
 Black 667
(35%)
3,001
(33%)
 Hispanic 206
(11%)
785
(9%)
 Two or More 128
(7%)
453
(5%)
 Asian 88
(5%)
420
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Gainesville High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,087
(58%)
5,492
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 762
(40%)
3,294
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(2%)
182
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gainesville High School is ranked 245th out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gainesville High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Gainesville High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2055
2006 2052
2007 1971
2008 1852
2009 1847
2010 1871
2011 1833
2012 1927
2013 1836
2014 1841
2015 1890

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.3
2006 19.9
2007 18.9
2008 15.5
2009 19.2
2010 20.7
2011 21.1
2012 21.7
2013 20.2
2014 21.7
2015 23.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35620437956204
2006 0.3416179337232
2007 0.32521562658549
2008 0.35961123110151
2009 0.4038982133189
2010 0.37520042757883
2011 0.37097654118931
2012 0.38090295796575
2013 0.43736383442266
2014 0.43508962520369
2015 0.42486772486772

Compare Gainesville High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
2,330.0% 23.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 

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