467 South Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Carver Middle School serves 625 students in grades 6-8.
Carver Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 625 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Carver Middle School's student population of 625 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
625 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Carver Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Carver Middle School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1116 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
14%
11%
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Black
72%
33%
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White
8%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Carver Middle School?

625 students attend Carver Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

72% of Carver Middle School students are Black, 14% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Carver Middle School?

Carver Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Carver Middle School offer ?

Carver Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

School Reviews

4   10/13/2021
I go to a carver and I am in 8 and it is a good school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - tyrese
2   2/28/2020
I hate carved middle school there sloppy and very disturbing school. They also have rats and bugs that come inside the building and go everywhere, if you get D-Hall (Detetion) and you don't go, you will get suspended for a week, so I recommend that you should not go there for your goods .
- Posted by Student/Alumni - A Student
5   7/6/2015
Carver Middle School embraces AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) principles to promote a career and college readiness culture and STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) pedagogy. Students participate in the fine arts through chorus, band, orchestra and award winning art instruction. Additionally, 7th and 8th graders have the opportunity to participate in football, basketball, wrestling and volleyball. Unrelated to this review, this website lists Spartanburg Freshman academy as the nearest middle school. However, it is not a middle school but the freshman campus of the High School. The nearest middle school is E. P. Todd School.
- Posted by Teacher - maman

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 625 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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