Gainesville High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,899
College Readiness Index
19.8
Math Proficiency
2.8
English Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,537 Students
  • 94 Teachers

Gainesville High School
830 CENTURY PLACE
GAINESVILLE, GA 30501

Phone: (770) 536-4441

District: Gainesville City

Overview

Gainesville High School is ranked 48th within Georgia. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Gainesville High School is 28 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 78 percent. Gainesville High School is 1 of 2 high schools in the Gainesville City.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1899
State Rank
#48
Charter Rank
#173

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,537
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 78%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 69%
Full-Time Teachers 94

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 81%
Proficient in Math 66%
College Readiness Index 19.8

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Small City
Charter School Yes
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 2
Total Students 1,705
Proficient in English (district average) 71%
Proficient in Math (district average) 56%
College Readiness (district average) 19.8

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