Liberty Middle School

Liberty Middle School serves 545 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% 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.

Overview

The student population of 545 students has declined by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 545 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 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 15:1 15:1
Hispanic
4%
7%
Black
2%
36%
White
92%
52%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.15 0.41
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.
48%
52%
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.
11%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,735 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Pickens 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
7
Number of Students Managed 16,735 4,140
District Total Revenue $172 MM $37 MM
District Spending $183 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,337 $9,170
District Spending / Student $10,970 $10,604
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • LibertyLiberty Elementary School
    251 North Hillcrest St
    LibertySC 29657
    (864)397-2100
    0.2 mi | 542 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LibertyLiberty High School
    124 Red Devil Dr
    LibertySC 29657
    (864)397-2600
    0.6 mi | 697 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • LibertyChastain Road Elementary School
    940 Chastain Rd
    LibertySC 29657
    (864)397-4800
    3.1 mi | 556 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LibertyPickens County Career And Technology Center
    Vocational School
    990 Chastain Rd
    LibertySC 29657
    (864)397-4500
    Vocational School

    4.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CentralCentral Elementary School
    608 Johnson Rd
    CentralSC 29630
    (864)397-1400
    5.4 mi | 368 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended July 27, 2012 - This is an excellent school! The teachers and administration do a wonderful job. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended October 02, 2006 - 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

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