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16200 N Dale Mabry Hwy

Tampa, FL 33618

(813) 975-7340

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,006

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

25 Parent Reviews for Gaither High School

Gaither is a good school to go to if you are looking into the athletics program but the student affairs office staff is very rude to parents, students, and other staff members. They do encourage individuality and having fun at pep rally's etc.. but also dont show much respect to students and most teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/13/14

This school is fantastic for academics, sports and their very large marching band program. The band program has had an instrumental affect on many kids. So, many of the kids are high achieving and a lot of that is just the hard work and determination that they show for both the band program and their ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/07/14

This school, admin, teachers and staff will make youy thrive if you wish. They will pick you up when you are down, and show you humility when you reach the top of the world.

Posted by a student on 07/10/13

Very nice school, excellent administration, great students, tutoring available. However, horrible staff teachers in the Exceptional Education Department. They have no clue, as how to help students with LLD or exceptional education needs in any core academic area such as math, reading and/or science. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/05/13

Both my boys had a great 4 years here. My oldest was involved in the Band program which is one of the best in the county. My youngest just graduated and participated on both the baseball and football programs, which were both well run. Academics were challenging, and they both graduated with over ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/20/13

Next year I will be attending high school somewhere. I was looking at Gaither but i am out of the district. Does anyone have a reccomendation on how to get in?

Posted by a other on 12/16/12

The Great Schools 5 out of 10 mark is based on the Florida FCAT results, which is not an accurate representatation of the school. Gaither, like many Florida schools, has a population of latinos still learning the english language. This has an affect on the overall average of the FCAT. Not to mention ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/27/12

my daughter attended gaither high at first she really didnt want to, but now she doesnt want to leave and her grades started shooting sky high. she went from a d or c student to an a b student. i'm so proud of her and i thank the teachers/staff of gaither high school for making her feel more excited ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/30/11

hello my name is denise and this well be me and my son's first year next year to be part of gaither being new to the area to come!!! reading the review seems like it will honor my incrediable son attiude he's president and multipy culcutre leader of his school sounds like he will and i will make a great ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/15/11

It is the best school in the world because everyone gets along here and we all have a good time. We have so much to offer in clubs, guidance, and friendship!

Posted by a student on 09/27/09

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Test scores for Gaither High School

FCAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Gaither High School
Hillsborough County Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.

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Tampa schools — Gaither High School is located at 16200 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa FL 33618. 16200 N Dale Mabry Hwy is in the 33618 ZIP code in Tampa, FL The school district for Gaither High School is the Hillsborough County Public Schools. Gaither High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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