Fairforest Middle School

4120 North Blackstock Road
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Fairforest Middle School serves 909 students in grades 6-8.
Fairforest 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Fairforest Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Fairforest Middle School's student population of 909 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students909 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

Fairforest Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Fairforest Middle School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1040 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
41%
9%
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Black
29%
34%
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White
23%
51%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.700.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpartanburg 06 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Fairforest Middle School is High Point Academy (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairforest Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Spartanburg Fairforest Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 760 students
    0.7 miles
    1005 Mount Zion Road
    Spartanburg, SC 29303
    (864) 439-5000
    0.7 PK-5 760
  • Spartanburg Arcadia Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 694 students
    1.5 miles
    375 Spring Street
    Spartanburg, SC 29301
    (864) 576-1371
    1.5 PK-5 694
  • Spartanburg High Point Academy Charter School
    Math: 36% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,223 student
    1.8 miles
    6655 Pottery Road
    Spartanburg, SC 29303
    (864) 316-9788
    1.8 K-12 1,223
  • Spartanburg Jesse S. Bobo Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 476 students
    2.2 miles
    495 Powell Mill Road
    Spartanburg, SC 29301
    (864) 576-2085
    2.2 PK-5 476
  • Spartanburg West View Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 833 students
    2.4 miles
    400 Oak Grove Road
    Spartanburg, SC 29301
    (864) 576-1833
    2.4 PK-5 833

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