Gaffney Middle School

  • Gaffney Middle School serves 540 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (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 22% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Gaffney Middle School's student population of 540 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students540 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gaffney Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gaffney Middle School is 0.62, which is more 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#996 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gaffney Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gaffney Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gaffney Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
39%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gaffney Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
47%
51%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gaffney Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gaffney Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.620.43
This chart display the diversity score of Gaffney Middle School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gaffney Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gaffney Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherokee 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Good school. Good teachers.
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THE SCHOOL IS AMAZING!!! ITS GONNA BE MY 6TH GRADE YEAR!!! THE TOUR SAYS IT ALL!!!
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I dont see my daughter Elena Martinez name in the A B honor roll for the 6th grade. She has made A B honor roll all year
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