Gaston High School



Gaston High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gaston High School Students by Grade
PK 2
K 33
1 34
2 34
3 39
4 25
5 32
6 36
7 50
8 75
9 47
10 62
11 59
12 64

Gaston High School is a public elementary school located in Gadsden, AL in the Etowah County School District. It enrolls 592 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gaston High School is the 237th largest public school in Alabama and the 14,201st largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 592
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,201st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 237th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 312th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 222nd out of 782

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Gaston High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 319
(54%)
3,045
(52%)
 Female 273
(46%)
2,832
(48%)

Gaston High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 503
(85%)
5,307
(90%)
 Black 63
(11%)
228
(4%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
65
(1%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
192
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
19
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
64
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Gaston High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 368
(62%)
2,576
(44%)
 Not Eligible 178
(30%)
2,663
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(8%)
638
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Gaston High School is ranked 124th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gaston High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.9%) is higher than the state average of 53.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Gaston High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 631
2006 648
2007 630
2008 600
2009 575
2010 593
2011 578
2012 561
2013 566
2014 581
2015 592

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 15.5
2007 14.3
2008 13.9
2009 13.9
2010 14.3
2011 14.2
2012 11.9
2013 10.5
2014 14.9
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48494453248811
2006 0.50154320987654
2007 0.53968253968254
2008 0.55833333333333
2009 0.58782608695652
2010 0.61551433389545
2011 0.67993079584775
2012 0.67201426024955
2013 0.68197879858657
2014 0.6815834767642
2015 0.69932432432432

Compare Gaston High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 69.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Gaston High School
Gadsden, AL
Public KG - 12 592 16.7:1  
Highland Elementary School
Gadsden, AL
Public PK - 06 188 14.2:1 4 miles
Thompson Elementary School
Gadsden, AL
Public PK - 05 237 16.7:1 4 miles
St James Catholic School
Gadsden, AL
Private PK - 08 142 10:1 5 miles
Donehoo Elementary School
Gadsden, AL
Public PK - 05 288 16.5:1 6 miles
Hokes Bluff Elementary School
Hokes Bluff, AL
Public KG - 05 625 17.2:1 6 miles
Hokes Bluff Middle School
Hokes Bluff, AL
Public 06 - 08 303 19.4:1 6 miles
Mitchell Elementary School
Gadsden, AL
Public KG - 05 383 16.7:1 6 miles
Litchfield Middle School
Gadsden, AL
Public 06 - 08 202 12.6:1 6 miles
Adams Elementary School
Gadsden, AL
Public PK - 05 408 17.2:1 6 miles
Striplin Elementary School
Gadsden, AL
Public PK - 05 374 17.4:1 7 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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