Gaston High School

4550 Us Hwy 411, Gadsden, AL 35901 | (256) 547-8828
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Student Enrollment: 575
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 4550 Us Highway 411, Gadsden, AL 35901
  • Principal or Admin: Dr Miria Kaye King-Garner
  • Fax: (256) 543-7124
  • Website: www.ecboe.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Shared Time School
School District Details
  • Etowah County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,903
  • Graduation Rate: 74.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.5%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.9
  • Enrolled Students: 9,251

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 575
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 41.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 304 (52.9%)
  • Females: 271 (47.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 63 (11.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 275 (47.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 338 (58.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Gaston High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black6010.4%
Asian--
Hispanic81.4%
White50688.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Gaston High School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten284.9%
1st Grade335.7%
2nd Grade468.0%
3rd Grade376.4%
4th Grade437.5%
5th Grade407.0%
6th Grade488.3%
7th Grade488.3%
8th Grade579.9%
9th Grade6010.4%
10th Grade457.8%
11th Grade407.0%
12th Grade508.7%
Source: AL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Gaston High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on AHSGE and ARMT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Biology
  • Language
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

AHSGE - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Biology Test
201091.7%95.8%93.3%
200983.7%90.6%87.6%
200866.7%72.8%72.6%
 
Language Test
201071.4%79.6%78.5%
200959.2%80.2%81.8%
200856.1%74.7%77.0%
 
Math Test
201075.0%83.4%84.3%
200969.4%84.2%85.6%
200875.6%82.7%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201080.0%84.3%81.8%
200977.6%81.3%81.6%
200870.7%80.7%81.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201063.9%79.8%73.1%
200975.5%81.7%78.9%
200853.7%76.3%72.6%
 
Science Test
200865.9%85.8%81.2%
 

Grade 12 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Biology Test
2010100.0%95.7%94.0%
 
Language Test
201079.6%85.3%91.1%
200997.2%90.1%92.8%
200883.3%91.1%94.5%
 
Math Test
201081.6%87.8%94.7%
200988.9%90.1%95.4%
200894.5%93.3%95.5%
 
Reading Test
201091.8%90.0%93.6%
200994.4%92.0%94.2%
200886.1%94.2%95.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201087.8%87.0%90.5%
200994.4%88.1%91.6%
200883.3%90.4%93.0%
 
Science Test
200988.9%93.4%93.6%
200888.9%94.9%95.2%
 

ARMT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201087.2%83.2%80.1%
200979.2%85.7%79.4%
200887.5%87.3%77.7%
 
Reading Test
201082.1%90.4%86.6%
200987.5%90.5%85.8%
200882.5%91.4%85.4%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201080.5%86.9%81.3%
200989.2%86.5%79.1%
200890.6%86.0%78.9%
 
Reading Test
201090.3%92.8%86.7%
200983.3%91.8%86.5%
200883.0%91.8%86.1%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201087.2%88.0%82.6%
200986.5%85.0%79.9%
200881.6%86.1%78.0%
 
Reading Test
201092.3%91.1%85.6%
200992.3%89.0%84.7%
200887.8%89.7%84.4%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201081.3%82.9%76.9%
200967.3%80.7%74.9%
200870.3%75.3%71.9%
 
Reading Test
201092.2%91.2%86.1%
200991.8%89.3%86.2%
200889.1%89.7%86.6%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201068.6%74.9%68.8%
200952.4%67.1%65.8%
200863.8%64.5%61.3%
 
Reading Test
201084.3%90.1%83.0%
200971.4%86.2%81.3%
200876.6%85.4%79.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201075.0%82.4%78.6%
200968.6%76.1%73.8%
200853.9%66.1%68.1%
 
Reading Test
201075.9%78.6%73.5%
200962.7%79.5%74.9%
200876.9%77.8%73.9%
 
Source: AL Department of Education 2009-2010

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