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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: 2,019
Type: Regular School  
Gaffney High School

Gaffney High School


State Ranking

#117
Statewide High School Ranking: Gaffney High School is ranked #117 out of 219 of the best high schools in South Carolina (47th percentile). Click the link to see all 219 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 2,019 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.
Graduation Rate
 17% - Gaffney High School
 19% - Median of South Carolina high schools
 17% - Gaffney High School
 19% - 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 15.5 41st 17.3
Math 17.6 47th 18.2
Reading 16.7 32nd 18.6
Science 17.7 43rd 18.5

The ACT, a college readiness assessment, was given to every South Carolina senior in 2018 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 70 74.4
Algebra 1 60.5 68.4
Biology 1 63 69.5


Average SAT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
Reading 525
Math 516
Composite Score 1041
SAT Participation Rate 32 %

Gaffney High had an average SAT score of 1041 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #66 out of 216 SC high schools (69th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of South Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Gaffney High was 32% 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

 65% - This School
 67% - State Median (all schools)
 65% - This School
 67% - State Median (all schools)

SCPass data is based on the 2017-2018 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 6 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 4 3.2 miles Gaffney, SC Regular 6-8
Alma Elementary School 1 4.2 miles Gaffney, SC Regular PK-5
Limestone/Central Elementary School 3 4.6 miles Gaffney, SC Regular PK-5
Corinth Elementary School 7 4.6 miles Gaffney, SC Regular PK-5
Grassy Pond Elementary School 7 4.7 miles Gaffney, SC Regular PK-5
Northwest Elementary School 7 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 7 7.7 miles Cowpens, SC Regular 6-8
Cowpens Elementary School 6 8.1 miles Cowpens, SC Regular PK-5
Blacksburg Middle School 6 9.9 miles Blacksburg, SC Regular 6-8
Blacksburg Elementary School 4 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 7 10.9 miles Spartanburg, SC Regular PK-5