Garrett Academy Of Technology

Garrett Academy Of Technology serves 413 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher 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 65-69% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Garrett Academy Of Technology placed in the top 10% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Garrett Academy Of Technology places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Garrett Academy Of Technology's student population of 413 students has declined by 39% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 36% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students413 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

Garrett Academy Of Technology is ranked within the top 10% 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 Garrett Academy Of Technology is 0.17, which is less 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
#114 out of 1142 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
91%
34%
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White
1%
51%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.62
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharleston 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Garrett Academy Of Technology is Palmetto Scholars Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meeting Street Elementary At Brentwood (0.4 miles away)
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