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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 205 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Health & Safety: This school is very safe to be inside

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On Teachers: Teachers really care deep down in their hearts about these students

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On Sports & Fitness: Football got the most respect at that school

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On Academics: They offered an after school program which was helpful

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On Overall Experience: it helped my son step out of his shadow a little bit.

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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 205 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 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:
1760

Based on 20 students surveyed
Math
590
Verbal
600
Writing
570

ACT:
24

Based on 23 students surveyed
Math
23
English
24
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 best things about this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 28% The diversity of unique races and personalities!
  • 28% Sports programs
  • 22% +academic levels
  • 14% Teachers And falcuty
  • 8% The Academy of Health professions

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 35% Hallways are crowded and hard to walk through
  • 27% Bathrooms usually not well stocked
  • 23% Equal preference not given to all organizations
  • 12% Inadequate lockers
  • 4% Student Government.

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 62% Get involved in as many activities as possible!
  • 25% Maintain good grades.
  • 12% There's some crazy kids here.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 67% A Melting Pot!
  • 22% You get out what you put in
  • 11% Great

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 82% Yes
  • 9% Not sure.
  • 9% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 16 responses

  • 50% The determination to be the best at everything!
  • 38% Diversity among student population
  • 12% The teachers

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%