John E. Ewing Middle School

171 East Junior High Road
Gaffney, SC 29340
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
John E. Ewing Middle School serves 402 students in grades 6-8.
John E. Ewing Middle School 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower 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 32% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

John E. Ewing Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

John E. Ewing Middle School's student population of 402 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students402 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

John E. Ewing Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 John E. Ewing Middle School is 0.43, 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
#853 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
20%
34%
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White
73%
51%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.430.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherokee 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John E. Ewing Middle School is Cherokee Technology Center (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Gaffney Middle School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gaffney Gaffney Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 555 students
    1.0 miles
    805 East Frederick Street
    Gaffney, SC 29340
    (864) 206-6129
    1 6-8 555
  • Gaffney Mary Bramlett Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 280 students
    1.4 miles
    301 Spruce Street
    Gaffney, SC 29340
    (864) 206-2520
    1.4 PK-5 280
  • Gaffney Alma Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 231 students
    1.9 miles
    213 Alma Street
    Gaffney, SC 29340
    (864) 206-6482
    1.9 PK-5 231
  • Gaffney Cherokee Technology Center Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    2.2 miles
    3206 Cherokee Avenue
    Gaffney, SC 29340
    (864) 206-2576
    2.2 10-12 n/a
  • Gaffney B. D. Lee Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 348 students
    2.4 miles
    401 Overbrook Drive
    Gaffney, SC 29341
    (864) 206-6432
    2.4 PK-5 348

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
1  
Some students have told me about band practice. Said teacher told them it was required. They weren't getting to go on field trips.
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5  
I am a student at Ewing Middle School and last year i got an award for having the highest average in the sixth grade. My teachers are really nice and i highly recommend this school.:)
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