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Gainesville High School is a public, magnet school in Gainesville, FL. It has 1,871 students in grades 9-12. Students score average on state standardized tests. There have been 136 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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High School Senior

On Teachers: Most of them are amazing. Such as Ms. Paxson and Mr. Owens, but Mr. Palmer does not ever get his point across.

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On Overall Experience: I do love Gainesville High School. Some of the best four years of my life!

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High School Senior

On Extracurriculars: Extracurricular activities are present, but after school activities are very limited.

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High School Senior

On Academics: The academics are good, but the Cambridge program requires we take a class two times in order to get the credit. A pre-aice class and an aice class. This is annoying!

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High School Senior

On Student Culture & Diversity: I love the individuals at my school. We are very diverse. I wouldn't change a thing!

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Gainesville High School is a public, magnet school in Gainesville, FL. It has 1,871 students in grades 9-12. Students score average on state standardized tests. There have been 136 reviews written and they have been mixed.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

71%

Test Performance

53
Gainesville High School performed better than 53% of other schools on Florida math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1780

Based on 13 students surveyed
Math
600
Verbal
600
Writing
580

ACT:
24

Based on 18 students surveyed
Math
23
English
23
Reading
25
Science
23
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 25% Hallways are crowded and hard to walk through
  • 25% Bathrooms usually not well stocked
  • 25% Equal preference not given to all organizations
  • 19% Inadequate lockers
  • 6% Student Government.

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 31% The diversity of unique races and personalities!
  • 31% +academic levels
  • 25% Sports programs
  • 12% Teachers And falcuty

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 78% Yes
  • 11% Not sure.
  • 11% No

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 70% Get involved in as many activities as possible!
  • 20% Maintain good grades.
  • 10% There's some crazy kids here.

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 9 responses

  • 67% The determination to be the best at everything!
  • 33% Diversity among student population

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 100% A Melting Pot!

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
48.3%
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Female
51.7%
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Racial Diversity

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White
48.4%
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African American
37.1%
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Hispanic
8.2%
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Multiracial
5.9%
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Native American
0.3%
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Asian
0%
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Pacific Islander
0%