125 Falcon Lane
Liberty, SC 29657
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Liberty Middle School serves 516 students in grades 6-8.
Liberty 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower 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 36% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 516 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Liberty Middle School's student population of 516 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
516 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Liberty Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Liberty Middle School is 0.29, 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
#837 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
3%
33%
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White
84%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

33% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Liberty Middle School?

516 students attend Liberty Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

84% of Liberty Middle School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Liberty Middle School?

Liberty Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Liberty Middle School offer ?

Liberty Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

School Reviews

5   12/27/2018
This is a great school no issues and I highly recommend it i wish I could go back but I moved principle is nice understanding and deals with problems perfectly teachers are amazing teach great good about homework and don`t tolerate bullying. RISE UP FALCONS
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Ethan
5   7/27/2012
This is an excellent school! The teachers and administration do a wonderful job.
- Posted by Parent - miste
5   10/2/2006
This is an excelllent school! While the building is old the faculty and staff do a marvelous job. The extra curricular offerings are comparable to others around us. Parental involvement is improving!
- Posted by Parent - tiger

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 516 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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