Liberty Middle School

Liberty Middle School serves 542 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Liberty Middle School operates within the Pickens 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 542 students has declined by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 542 students
Liberty Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Liberty Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Liberty Middle School 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 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Liberty Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Liberty Middle School Asian (2010-2012)
Hispanic
3%
7%
Liberty Middle School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
3%
37%
Liberty Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
90%
52%
Liberty Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Liberty Middle School Sch Ethnicity Liberty Middle 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.
0.19 0.70
Liberty Middle 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.
45%
51%
Liberty Middle 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%
Liberty Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,546 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 16,546 3,659
Pickens 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $172 MM n/a
Pickens 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $183 MM n/a
Pickens 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,337 $0
Pickens 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,970 $0
Pickens 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 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
  • Liberty Liberty Elementary School
    251 North Hillcrest St
    Liberty , SC , 29657
    (864)397-2100
    0.2  mi  |  546  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Liberty Liberty High School
    124 Red Devil Dr
    Liberty , SC , 29657
    (864)397-2600
    0.6  mi  |  669  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Liberty Chastain Road Elementary School
    940 Chastain Rd
    Liberty , SC , 29657
    (864)397-4800
    3.1  mi  |  535  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Liberty Pickens County Career And Technology Center
    Vocational School
    990 Chastain Rd
    Liberty , SC , 29657
    (864)397-4500
    Vocational School
    4.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Central Central Elementary School
    608 Johnson Rd
    Central , SC , 29630
    (864)397-1400
    5.4  mi  |  390  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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Did You Know?
Pickens County, SC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.49, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.7. The most diverse school district in Pickens County is Pickens County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.