Great Falls High School



Great Falls High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Great Falls High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 60
7 40
8 58
9 61
10 40
11 58
12 42

Great Falls High School is a public high school of the Chester 01 School District located in Great Falls, SC. It has 359 students in grades 6th through 12th. Great Falls High School is the 195th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 13,442nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.6 to 1.

Total Students: 359
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 31

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Great Falls High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 193
(54%)
777
(49%)
 Male 166
(46%)
807
(51%)

Great Falls High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 223
(62%)
804
(51%)
 Black 125
(35%)
711
(45%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
24
(2%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
30
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
11
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Great Falls High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 227
(63%)
904
(57%)
 Not Eligible 108
(30%)
572
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(7%)
108
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Great Falls High School is ranked 186th out of 259 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Great Falls High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.9%) 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.

Great Falls High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 332
2006 332
2007 321
2008 315
2009 296
2010 290
2011 474
2012 435
2013 420
2014 402
2015 359

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 9.2
2007 13.4
2008 11.7
2009 12.3
2010 15.3
2011 13.1
2012 12.1
2013 11.8
2014 12.4
2015 11.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48493975903614
2006 0.46385542168675
2007 0.55140186915888
2008 0.55873015873016
2009 0.64189189189189
2010 0.62413793103448
2011 0.67510548523207
2012 0.64827586206897
2013 0.65
2014 0.67412935323383
2015 0.6991643454039

Compare Great Falls High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,160.0% 11.6:1
 
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 
This School 69.9%
 

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Great Falls High School
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Public 06 - 12 359 11.6:1  
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Fairfield Central High School
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Fairfield Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 395 9.6:1 19 miles
Chester Senior High School
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Public 09 - 12 860 16.5:1 19 miles
Midland Stem Institute
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Public KG - 12 145 10.4:1 19 miles
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