Gadsden City High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1917 Black Creek Parkway
Gadsden, AL 35904
Phone
(256) 543-3614
District
GADSDEN CITY
County
ETOWAH COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1417
Classroom Teachers
98

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Alabama

5

(10 is best)

Better than 48.8% of AL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

Gadsden City High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

50 40 30 20 10 0
40%
42%
39%
42%
40%
42%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 15 10 5 0
14
16
18
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 359 25.3%
Grade 10 358 25.3%
Grade 11 340 24.0%
Grade 12 360 25.4%
Total 1417 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 36.9% 34.1% 55.2%
Black 44.9% 47.5% 32.9%
Hispanic 16.6% 16.6% 9.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.1% 1.0% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.8% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 57.9% 69.5% 54.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 53.2% 63.8% 48.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.7% 5.8% 6.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 35,486 4,903,185
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,055.5 96
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.5% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.6% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.4% 32.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.5% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 18.0% 16.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 13,766 1,867,893
Single Parent Households With Children 15.6% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 79.6% 86.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 15.1% 25.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 2.7% 8.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 8.7% 12.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.5% 11.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.2% 17.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.7% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 26.3% 16.7%
$15,000 or less 20.9% 14.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,557 $28,894,000 47.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $747 $3,883,000 6.3%
Staff $462 $2,400,000 3.9%
General Administration $361 $1,878,000 3.1%
School Administration $673 $3,498,000 5.7%
Operation $863 $4,486,000 7.3%
Transportation $238 $1,240,000 2.0%
Other $107 $557,000 0.9%
Total Support $3,450 $17,942,000 29.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,815 $14,638,000 23.8%
Total Expenditures $11,822 $61,474,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,527 $4,098,681,000 50.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $623 $461,628,000 5.7%
Staff $396 $293,859,000 3.6%
General Administration $251 $185,917,000 2.3%
School Administration $608 $450,513,000 5.5%
Operation $924 $685,252,000 8.4%
Transportation $502 $372,255,000 4.6%
Other $228 $169,276,000 2.1%
Total Support $3,531 $2,618,700,000 32.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,957 $1,451,458,000 17.8%
Total Expenditures $11,016 $8,168,839,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%