Gaffney High School



Gaffney High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gaffney High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 633
10 565
11 464
12 393

Gaffney High School is a public high school of the Cherokee 01 School District located in Gaffney, SC. It has 2,055 students in grades 9th through 12th. Gaffney High School is the 13th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 1,442nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.6 to 1.

Total Students: 2,055
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 116.5

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Gaffney High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,051
(51%)
1,324
(51%)
 Female 1,004
(49%)
1,259
(49%)

Gaffney High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,258
(61%)
1,706
(66%)
 Black 593
(29%)
661
(26%)
 Hispanic 149
(7%)
154
(6%)
 Two or More 31
(2%)
32
(1%)
 Asian 19
(1%)
24
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Gaffney High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,320
(64%)
1,667
(65%)
 Not Eligible 596
(29%)
722
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 139
(7%)
194
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gaffney High School is ranked 4th out of 259 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gaffney High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.0%) is higher than the state average of 53.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Gaffney High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2040
2006 2072
2007 2091
2008 2123
2009 2059
2010 2061
2011 2051
2012 1995
2013 2024
2014 2024
2015 2055

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 12.9
2007 16.5
2008 17.8
2009 18.4
2010 17.9
2011 18.3
2012 17.1
2013 17.6
2014 16.5
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47990196078431
2006 0.49903474903475
2007 0.54662840746055
2008 0.54686764013189
2009 0.45653229723167
2010 0.61766132945172
2011 0.60799609946368
2012 0.62406015037594
2013 0.63685770750988
2014 0.67292490118577
2015 0.70997566909976

Compare Gaffney High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 
This School 71.0%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,055 17.6:1  
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