Gray Collegiate Academy serves 623 students in grades 8-12.
Gray Collegiate Academy placed in the top 10% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher 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 85-89% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Gray Collegiate Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Gray Collegiate Academy's student population of 623 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
623 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Gray Collegiate Academy is ranked within the top 10% 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 Gray Collegiate Academy is 0.52, which is less 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
#80 out of 1149 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
46%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio
35:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Gray Collegiate Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
24%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gray Collegiate Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
65%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
This chart display the diversity score of Gray Collegiate Academy and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
84%
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gray Collegiate Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gray Collegiate Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   12/28/2021
Wouldn't send my kids anywhere else.
- Posted by Parent - J Sowell

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Students: 623 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 35:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in SC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52

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