Gaffney Middle School

805 East Frederick St, Gaffney, SC 29340 | (864) 902-5630
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 681
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 805 E. Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29340
  • Principal or Admin: Herman Thompson
  • Fax: (864) 902-3637
  • 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: 681
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 40.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 330 (48.5%)
  • Females: 344 (50.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 63 (9.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 415 (60.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 478 (70.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Gaffney Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black26438.8%
Asian50.7%
Hispanic659.5%
White33949.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Gaffney Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade22032.3%
7th Grade23033.8%
8th Grade23133.9%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 52%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:48%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 11 Years
  • Average Salary: $39,576
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Gaffney Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$31,15538%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$44,68962%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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