Gadsden City School District

  • 1026 CHESTNUT ST
  • GADSDEN, AL 35901
  • (256) 549-2903
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate56.0%69.0%
Dropout Rate0.3%2.2%
Per Pupil Spending$9,508$8,646
Students Per Teacher14.115.6
Number of Schools16-
Number of Students5,480-
Number of (FTE) Teachers389-

District Test Scores

AHSGE - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Biology Test
201092.5%93.3%
200981.7%87.6%
200871.8%72.6%
 
Language Test
201078.4%78.5%
200982.7%81.8%
200867.3%77.0%
 
Math Test
201089.4%84.3%
200991.0%85.6%
200881.7%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201083.6%81.8%
200984.3%81.6%
200875.3%81.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201068.2%73.1%
200975.7%78.9%
200864.3%72.6%
 
Science Test
200966.4%75.8%
200868.9%81.2%
 
Grade 12 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Biology Test
201081.8%94.0%
 
Language Test
201073.5%91.1%
200978.7%92.8%
200877.8%94.5%
 
Math Test
201082.8%94.7%
200989.8%95.4%
200885.2%95.5%
 
Reading Test
201078.0%93.6%
200986.2%94.2%
200880.9%95.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201072.9%90.5%
200981.1%91.6%
200876.8%93.0%
 
Science Test
200982.9%93.6%
200884.3%95.2%
 
ARMT - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201070.7%80.1%
200979.8%79.4%
200873.9%77.7%
 
Reading Test
201083.3%86.6%
200984.5%85.8%
200880.6%85.4%
 
Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201074.2%81.3%
200970.1%79.1%
200871.8%78.9%
 
Reading Test
201083.5%86.7%
200982.6%86.5%
200883.1%86.1%
 
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201075.7%82.6%
200976.5%79.9%
200874.8%78.0%
 
Reading Test
201081.6%85.6%
200982.4%84.7%
200879.8%84.4%
 
Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201065.6%76.9%
200962.3%74.9%
200851.4%71.9%
 
Reading Test
201077.8%86.1%
200981.5%86.2%
200879.6%86.6%
 
Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201055.3%68.8%
200948.6%65.8%
200853.4%61.3%
 
Reading Test
201081.3%83.0%
200975.0%81.3%
200873.5%79.1%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Math Test
201069.2%78.6%
200966.7%73.8%
200866.3%68.1%
 
Reading Test
201064.8%73.5%
200969.6%74.9%
200871.4%73.9%
 
Source: AL Department of Education 2009-2010

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment5,48014.1
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students57
Kindergarten Students425
1st Grade Students454
2nd Grade Students452
3rd Grade Students460
4th Grade Students430
5th Grade Students405
6th Grade Students408
7th Grade Students388
8th Grade Students424
9th Grade Students472
10th Grade Students407
11th Grade Students394
12th Grade Students353
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native16
Asian or Pacific Islander45
Hispanic411
Black (Non-Hispanic)2,897
White (Non-Hispanic)2,151
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male2,803
Female2,717

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers38914.1
Prekindergarten Teachers2-
Kindergarten Teachers48-
Elementary Teachers176-
Secondary Teachers163-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides13
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors52
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors11
Elementary4
Secondary7
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians13
Library Support Staff2
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff252
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators6
LEA Administrative Support Staff19
School Administrators23
School Administrative Support Staff37
Student Support Services18
Other Support Services Staff150

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$56,979,000-
Total Local Revenues$13,307,00023.4%
Property Tax$6,613,00011.6%
All Other Taxes$27,0000.05%
Cities and Counties$3,245,0005.7%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$1,0000.00%
School Lunch$805,0001.4%
Textbook Sales and Rentals$10,0000.02%
District Activity Receipts$1,200,0002.1%
Other Sales and Services$246,0000.4%
Rents and Royalties$173,0000.3%
Sale of Property$220,0000.4%
Interest Earnings$224,0000.4%
Fines and Forfeits$5,0000.01%
Private Contributions$143,0000.3%
Miscellaneous$395,0000.7%
Total State Revenues$34,999,00061.4%
General Formula Assistance$28,475,00050.0%
Staff Improvement Programs$59,0000.1%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$998,0001.8%
Bilingual Education Programs$72,0000.1%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$1,155,0002.0%
Transportation Programs$905,0001.6%
Other Programs$3,335,0005.9%
Total Federal Revenues$8,673,00015.2%
Through State - Title I$3,544,0006.2%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$1,286,0002.3%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$463,0000.8%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$592,0001.0%
Through State - Title V, Part A$10,0000.02%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$208,0000.4%
Through State - Bilingual Education$43,0000.08%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$2,106,0003.7%
Through State - Other$343,0000.6%
Direct - Impact Aid$7,0000.01%
Direct - Other$71,0000.1%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$51,619,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$29,909,00057.9%
Total Support Services Expenditures$18,190,00035.2%
Student Support$3,492,0006.1%
Instructional Staff Support$3,453,0006.1%
General Administration Support$1,808,0003.2%
School Administration Support$3,514,0006.2%
Operation and Maintenance Support$4,360,0007.7%
Student Transportation Support$976,0001.7%
Other Support Services$587,0001.0%
Total Other Expenditures$3,520,0006.8%
Food Services$3,520,0006.2%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 56.0%
Total Diploma Count 244
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 10
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-1240.3%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Gadsden City School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 16
  • Students: 5,480
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 389
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C I T Y PROGRAM SCHOOL
435 East Chestnut
Gadsden, AL
Public | 6-12
22 -

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CORY MIDDLE SCHOOL
1109 Hoke St
Gadsden, AL
Public | 6-8
261 8.7

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DISQUE MIDDLE SCHOOL
612 Tracy St
Gadsden, AL
Public | 6-8
470 10.7

1 out of 5
2 Reviews
DONEHOO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1109 East Broad St
Gadsden, AL
Public | PK-5
250 14.9

4 out of 5
1 Review
DRAKE ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
607 South 12th St
Gadsden, AL
Public | 6-12
- -

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EURA BROWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1231 Alcott Rd
Gadsden, AL
Public | KG-5
402 14.9

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GADSDEN CITY HIGH SCHOOL
1917 Black Creek Parkway
Gadsden, AL
Public | 9-12
1,604 18.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
GENERAL FORREST MIDDLE SCHOOL
2210 West Meighan Blvd
Gadsden, AL
Public | 6-8
489 13.2

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GEORGE W FLOYD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
601 Black Creek Rd
Gadsden, AL
Public | PK-5
405 16.5

5 out of 5
1 Review
JK WEAVER TECHNICAL CENTER SCHOOL
1515 Campbell Ave
Gadsden, AL
Public | 10-12
- -

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MITCHELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1501 Noccalula Rd
Gadsden, AL
Public | KG-5
395 15.5

5 out of 5
1 Review
OSCAR W ADAMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
919 Raley St
Gadsden, AL
Public | PK-5
390 14.2

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RAY THOMPSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
236 Goldenrod Ave
Gadsden, AL
Public | PK-5
196 14.8

4 out of 5
1 Review
STRIPLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
600 Cleveland Ave
Gadsden, AL
Public | PK-5
307 16.4

4.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
THERAPEUTIC ACADEMIC PROGRAM SCHOOL
607 South 12th St
Gadsden, AL
Public | 1-5
- -

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WALNUT PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3200 Walnut St
Gadsden, AL
Public | PK-5
338 14.1

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