Gaither High School



Gaither High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gaither 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
9 537
10 514
11 554
12 520

Gaither High School is a public high school of the Hillsborough School District located in Tampa, FL. It has 2,125 students in grades 9th through 12th. Gaither High School is the 137th largest public high school in Florida and the 1,261st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,125
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 116
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,261st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 137th out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 517th out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 91st out of 947

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Gaither High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,126
(53%)
32,910
(51%)
 Female 999
(47%)
31,930
(49%)

Gaither High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 891
(42%)
21,982
(34%)
 White 828
(39%)
23,862
(37%)
 Black 238
(11%)
14,051
(22%)
 Asian 82
(4%)
2,122
(3%)
 Two or More 78
(4%)
2,471
(4%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
242
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
110
(0%)

Gaither High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 1,076
(51%)
34,567
(53%)
 Not Eligible 1,049
(49%)
30,273
(47%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gaither High School is ranked 157th out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gaither High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.6%) 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.

Gaither High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2416
2006 2262
2007 2265
2008 2228
2009 2003
2010 2035
2011 1984
2012 2009
2013 2095
2014 2090
2015 2125

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22
2006 21.8
2007 18.6
2008 18.1
2009 17.9
2010 17.6
2011 18.8
2012 18.3
2013 17.6
2014 17.9
2015 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20612582781457
2006 0.23916887709991
2007 0.27770419426049
2008 0.31777378815081
2009 0.36744882675986
2010 0.38476658476658
2011 0.41784274193548
2012 0.44649079143853
2013 0.46300715990453
2014 0.51244019138756
2015 0.50635294117647

Compare Gaither High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 50.6%
 
State Average 52.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gaither High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,125 18.3:1  
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Public KG - 12 68 3:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 12 68 4:1 5 miles
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Private 09 - 12 51 7:1 5 miles
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Private UG - UG 78 7:1 5 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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