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Gaffney High School

Gaffney, SC


Gaffney High School
149 Twin Lake Road
Gaffney, SC  29341
Phone: 864-206-2000
Cherokee County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 5 out of 10 stars
5

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 2,037
Type: Regular School  
Gaffney High School

Gaffney High School


State Ranking

#108
Statewide High School Ranking: Gaffney High School is ranked #108 out of 222 of the best high schools in South Carolina (51st percentile). Click the link to see all 222 high schools.


Overall, Gaffney High School is a 5-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Cherokee County, SC. Gaffney High School has an enrollment of approximately 2,037 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.
Graduation Rate
 80% - Gaffney High School
 85% - Median of South Carolina high schools
 80% - Gaffney High School
 85% - Median of South Carolina high schools




South Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 15.4 40th 16.6
Math 17.5 45th 17.8
Reading 16.5 36th 18.0
Science 17.6 44th 18.1
Writing 6.2 55th 5.9

The ACT, a college readiness assessment, was given to every South Carolina 11th grader in 2017 with the exception of those eligible for alternate assessments. The ACT scores range from 0 to 36. State averages for ACT data are based on regular public schools and do not include private schools in the state. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Gaffney High stack up against those of other high schools in South Carolina.


End-of-Course Tests

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 1 67.3 71.4
Algebra 1 63.9 69.4
Biology 1 65.2 75.3


Average SAT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
Reading 520
Math 514
Composite Score 1034
SAT Participation Rate 38 %

Gaffney High had an average SAT score of 1034 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #80 out of 216 SC high schools (63rd percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of South Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Gaffney High was 38% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in South Carolina.


Students

Poverty Rate at this School

 61% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)
 61% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)

Student Absentee Rate

 7% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 7% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

Teacher Absentee Rate

 6% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 6% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

SCPass data is based on the 2016-2017 school year from the South Carolina Department of Education. If you're looking for the school report card for Gaffney High School, then we can help. We've distilled much of Gaffney High School's school report card data for you to see on one page.


Rankings for schools were created independently by Carolina School Hub. The test data for this site was derived from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and South Carolina Department of Education.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Granard Middle School 5 0.9 miles Gaffney, SC Regular 6-8
B D Lee Elementary School 2 1.4 miles Gaffney, SC Regular PK-5
Gaffney Middle School 2 2.4 miles Gaffney, SC Regular 6-8
John E Ewing Middle School 3 3.2 miles Gaffney, SC Regular 6-8
Alma Elementary School 1 4.2 miles Gaffney, SC Regular PK-5
Limestone/Central Elementary School 4 4.6 miles Gaffney, SC Regular PK-5
Corinth Elementary School 6 4.6 miles Gaffney, SC Regular PK-5
Grassy Pond Elementary School 6 4.7 miles Gaffney, SC Regular PK-5
Northwest Elementary School 6 5.3 miles Gaffney, SC Regular PK-5
Goucher Elementary School 5 5.7 miles Gaffney, SC Regular PK-5
Draytonville Elementary School 3 6.0 miles Gaffney, SC Regular PK-5
Cowpens Middle School 6 7.7 miles Cowpens, SC Regular 6-8
Cowpens Elementary School 5 8.1 miles Cowpens, SC Regular PK-5
Blacksburg Middle School 5 9.9 miles Blacksburg, SC Regular 6-8
Blacksburg Elementary School 5 9.9 miles Blacksburg, SC Regular 3-5
Blacksburg High School 4 10.0 miles Blacksburg, SC Regular 9-12
Mayo Elementary School 8 10.2 miles Mayo, SC Regular PK-5
Broome High School 6 10.6 miles Spartanburg, SC Regular 9-12
Clifdale Elementary School 5 10.7 miles Spartanburg, SC Regular PK-5
Cannons Elementary School 8 10.9 miles Spartanburg, SC Regular PK-5