Great Falls High School

  • Great Falls High School serves 340 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Great Falls High School's student population of 340 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students340 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Great Falls High School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Great Falls High School is 0.49, 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#808 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Great Falls High 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)25-29%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Great Falls High 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 Ratio11:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
9%
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Black
36%
34%
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White
62%
51%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Great Falls High 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
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Great Falls High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.490.43
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Graduation Rate75-79%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Great Falls High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChester 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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