Gaffney High School

149 Twin Lakes Rd,

Gaffney, SC, 29341-3845

Tel: (864)206-2000
Grades: 9-12

2,051 students

Gaffney High School serves 2,051 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Gaffney High School operates within the Cherokee 01 School District.
The school district's 64% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 2051 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,051 students
Gaffney High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 112 teachers
Gaffney High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Gaffney High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Gaffney High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Gaffney High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Gaffney High School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
30%
37%
Gaffney High School Black (1988-2012)
White
63%
52%
Gaffney High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Gaffney High School Sch Ethnicity Gaffney High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.52 0.59
Gaffney High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
53%
51%
Gaffney High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Gaffney High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,087 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Cherokee 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
7
Number of Students Managed 9,087 3,608
Cherokee 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 64% 66%
Cherokee 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $93 MM $37 MM
Cherokee 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $92 MM $43 MM
Cherokee 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,918 $9,170
Cherokee 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,804 $10,604
Cherokee 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cherokee Technology Center (4.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Granard Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is B. D. Lee Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Gaffney Granard Middle School
    815 West Rutledge Ave
    Gaffney , SC , 29341
    (864)488-6833
    0.6  mi  |  590  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Gaffney B. D. Lee Elementary School
    401 Overbrook Dr
    Gaffney , SC , 29341
    (864)489-5748
    1.1  mi  |  374  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gaffney Limestone-central Elementary School
    727 Pacolet Hwy
    Gaffney , SC , 29341
    (864)206-6620
    1.6  mi  |  407  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gaffney Gaffney Middle School
    805 East Frederick St
    Gaffney , SC , 29340
    (864)902-3630
    2  mi  |  660  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Gaffney Mary Bramlett Elementary School
    301 Spruce St
    Gaffney , SC , 29340
    (864)489-2831
    2.4  mi  |  277  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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