Chesnee Middle School

  • Chesnee Middle School serves 528 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 52% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

School Overview

  • Chesnee Middle School's student population of 528 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students528 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chesnee Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chesnee Middle School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#671 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
9%
34%
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White
82%
51%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chesnee Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.320.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chesnee Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpartanburg 02 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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