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Gaffney High (leave a review)
South Carolina
Gaffney High
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+1 (864) 206-2000

149 Twin Lakes Road

Gaffney, South Carolina


About Gaffney High
9th Grade - 12th Grade

Gaffney High is one of 19 schools found in the Cherokee 01 district of South Carolina.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 9th Grade to 12th Grade and has an enrolment of 2,055 students - compared to other schools in South Carolina, this is a relatively large school.

The number of teachers at Gaffney High has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

At Gaffney High, the average teaching salary of $62,497 is higher than the South Carolina state average of $47,707.

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Local Area
Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupil teacher ratioAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Granard Middle584$8,32115.37$54,5570.46
B. D. Lee Elementary320$10,52913.5$49,3730.38
Limestone-Central Elementary461$7,95616.58$58,5480.53
Gaffney Middle580$9,18713.98$51,9790.62
John E. Ewing Middle403$9,56214.39$47,8630.42

Granard Middle

Number of pupils584
Funding per pupil$8,321
Pupil teacher ratio15.37
Average teacher salary$54,557
Diversity index0.46

B. D. Lee Elementary

Number of pupils320
Funding per pupil$10,529
Pupil teacher ratio13.5
Average teacher salary$49,373
Diversity index0.38

Limestone-Central Elementary

Number of pupils461
Funding per pupil$7,956
Pupil teacher ratio16.58
Average teacher salary$58,548
Diversity index0.53

Gaffney Middle

Number of pupils580
Funding per pupil$9,187
Pupil teacher ratio13.98
Average teacher salary$51,979
Diversity index0.62

John E. Ewing Middle

Number of pupils403
Funding per pupil$9,562
Pupil teacher ratio14.39
Average teacher salary$47,863
Diversity index0.42
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Granard Middle0.94 miles
B. D. Lee Elementary1.35 miles
Limestone-Central Elementary1.45 miles
Gaffney Middle2.36 miles
John E. Ewing Middle3.07 miles
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Rankings within South Carolina
There are 1266 schools in South Carolina.
13rdlargest school
14thhighest number of FTE teachers
1073rdlowest pupil-teacher ratio
29thhighest average teaching salary
524thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
305thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
504thhighest diversity index
635thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races31
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander19
American Indian or Aslaskan Native4
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander1

Out of 2055 students, with a diversity index of 0.54

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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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*All data shown corresponds to the 2015-16 academic year unless otherwise stated.