Liberty Middle School

Liberty Middle School serves 519 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Liberty Middle School operates within the Pickens 01 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 519 students has declined by 26% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 519 students
Liberty Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Liberty Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Liberty Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Liberty Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Liberty Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Liberty Middle School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
3%
35%
Liberty Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
90%
52%
Liberty Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Liberty Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.19 0.41
Liberty Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
46%
51%
Liberty Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
6%
Liberty Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Pickens 01 School District's student population of 16,716 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,403 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,032 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 40% over four years.
School District Name Pickens 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
8
Number of Students Managed 16,716 4,192
Pickens 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $173 MM $38 MM
Pickens 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $200 MM $39 MM
Pickens 01 School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,403 $9,366
Pickens 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,032 $9,666
Pickens 01 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Liberty High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Richard H. Gettys Middle School (7.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Liberty Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LibertyLiberty Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 559 students
    0.2 miles
    251 North Hillcrest St
    LibertySC 29657
    (864)397-2100
    0.2PK-5559
  • LibertyLiberty High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 686 students
    0.6 miles
    124 Red Devil Dr
    LibertySC 29657
    (864)397-2600
    0.69-12686
  • LibertyChastain Road Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 553 students
    3.1 miles
    940 Chastain Rd
    LibertySC 29657
    (864)397-4800
    3.1PK-5553
  • LibertyPickens County Career And Technology CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    4.1 miles
    990 Chastain Rd
    LibertySC 29657
    (864)397-4500
    4.19-12n/a
  • CentralCentral Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 370 students
    5.4 miles
    608 Johnson Rd
    CentralSC 29630
    (864)397-1400
    5.4PK-5370

School Reviews

This is an excellent school! The teachers and administration do a wonderful job.
- Posted by Parent, 07/27/12
This is an excelllent school! While the building is old the faculty and staff do a marvelous job. The extra curricular offerings are comparable to others around us. Parental involvement is improving!
- Posted by Parent, 10/02/06

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