Granard Middle School

815 West Rutledge Ave, Gaffney, SC 29341 | (864) 489-6833
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 510
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4.5 out of 5 | 6 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 815 West Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29341
  • Principal or Admin: Shirley Sealy
  • Fax: (864) 488-1553
  • Website: www.cherokeeschoolssc.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 510
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 33.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 279 (54.7%)
  • Females: 230 (45.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 32 (6.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 243 (47.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 275 (53.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Granard Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black12724.9%
Asian30.6%
Hispanic183.5%
White36070.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Granard Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade18035.3%
7th Grade16832.9%
8th Grade16231.8%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 39%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:62%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $42,867
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Granard Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$34,43421%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$45,04380%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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4.5 out of 5 | 6 Reviews
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6 reviews for Granard Middle School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 01, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Granard is a wonderful school !
  • Reviewed by Former Student on July 07, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • when Mrs. Shealy was there she made the school a better place to learn.
  • Reviewed by Student on January 21, 2010
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i hate it this is half the school sayig that granard is unruly. one, ya know wut we dont even have football games at our school cause we dont have any benches or goals..... and half of the teachers have poor attitudes to the students wanna know how i know cause i go there and im a student there until 2011 cant wait you know what i might just transfer schools and go to east or gaffney
  • Reviewed by Student on November 13, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Granard is THE BEST SCHOOL EVER!!!! GOOOOOOO WARRIORS!!!

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Granard Middle School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on PASS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

PASS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201070.6%71.7%64.7%
200968.7%69.9%68.0%
 
Math Test
201068.3%65.7%70.3%
200977.8%71.1%70.3%
 
Science Test
201041.3%47.2%60.9%
200952.6%59.5%63.9%
 
Social Studies Test
201064.8%63.1%79.4%
200970.1%68.9%79.6%
 
Writing Test
201071.5%67.9%71.9%
200966.0%64.2%70.3%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201060.4%67.1%63.3%
200970.7%77.4%69.4%
 
Math Test
201070.9%67.5%67.0%
200972.1%66.2%69.5%
 
Science Test
201065.4%64.7%73.3%
200973.5%58.2%71.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201062.4%50.2%62.0%
200957.1%41.8%60.3%
 
Writing Test
201061.5%63.4%69.7%
200968.0%61.1%70.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201071.8%75.7%66.7%
200975.0%76.6%71.4%
 
Math Test
201064.4%58.4%63.4%
200957.3%57.9%62.6%
 
Science Test
201061.4%52.9%67.7%
200949.4%52.5%62.3%
 
Social Studies Test
201056.7%51.5%68.8%
200969.4%55.3%69.6%
 
Writing Test
201064.0%61.8%71.9%
200953.9%59.2%68.1%
 
Source: SC Department of Education 2009-2010

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