PROFICIENCY 32% 15% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
34%Gadsden City
34%Gadsden
37%Alabama

Gadsden City High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Gadsden City" in Gadsden, AL. There are a total of 1,535 students and 91 teachers at Gadsden City High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 873 free lunch students and 95 reduced lunch students.

Gadsden City High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.0%, which is 15% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1535
Teachers90.82
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch873
Reduced lunch95

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment158
Taking some courses155
Taking some courses (not tests)10
Passing some courses51
Passing no courses92

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Gadsden City High School, there are a total of 158 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 155 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All14%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All50%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School50%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Gadsden City High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 35.0% 38.7% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 57.3% 48.1% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.2% 1.1% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 5.9% 9.9% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.3% 2.0% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Eura Brown Elementary School77%1.6Gadsden, AL
Walnut Pk Elementary School25%1.6Gadsden, AL
Gadsden Middle School37%1.6Gadsden, AL
Striplin Elementary School30%1.7Gadsden, AL
Sansom Middle School28%1.9Gadsden, AL
Floyd Elementary School30%2.2Gadsden, AL
Donehoo Elementary School32%3.0Gadsden, AL
Mitchell Elementary School52%3.2Gadsden, AL
Rainbow Middle School42%3.6Rainbow City, AL
John S Jones Elementary School53%3.7Rainbow City, AL
Etowah Middle School26%3.9Attalla, AL
Adams Elementary School17%4.0Gadsden, AL

Gadsden demographics profile

StatisticGadsdenAlabamaNational
Population36,2354,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)9719291
Median age40.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%57%55%
Speak English93%95%79%
Speak Spanish5%3%13%

Education level achieved in Gadsden

IndexGadsdenAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade72.2%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school70.6%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college46.0%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.6%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.7%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.2%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Gadsden City High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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