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Gainesville High School
  • Public
  • GAINESVILLE, FL

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade A minus
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Gainesville High School is a highly rated, public school located in GAINESVILLE, FL. It has 1,950 students in grades 8-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 25 to 1. According to state test scores, 55% of students are at least proficient in math and 56% in reading.

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Gainesville High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
56%
Percent Proficient - Math
55%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1240
259 responses
Average ACT
26
329 responses
AP Enrollment
28%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$37,264
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$953
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$161,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 44 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 44 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 118 responses
  • Homecoming/ Activity week
    26%
  • Games
    20%
  • Prom
    19%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Dance marathon
    9%
  • Pep rallies
    6%
  • Homecoming
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,950
Free or Reduced Lunch
36%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 52 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 52 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 52 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
25:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,865
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.5%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 73 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 73 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 73 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,599 / year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 78 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 78 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 78 responses

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