161 Gaston Street
Gaston, SC 29053
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Frances F. Mack Intermediate serves 506 students in grades 5-6.
Frances F. Mack Intermediate 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 15% (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 19% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 506 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Frances F. Mack Intermediate's student population of 506 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Frances F. Mack Intermediate 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 Frances F. Mack Intermediate is 0.66, which is more 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
#1117 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
24%
11%
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Black
20%
33%
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White
50%
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
0.66
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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 (13-14)
9%
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?

15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Frances F. Mack Intermediate?

506 students attend Frances F. Mack Intermediate.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

50% of Frances F. Mack Intermediate students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 20% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Frances F. Mack Intermediate?

Frances F. Mack Intermediate has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Frances F. Mack Intermediate offer ?

Frances F. Mack Intermediate offers enrollment in grades 5-6 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 506 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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