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Avg. test scores 25%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 27%

Gaffney school information

IndexGaffneySouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores37%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools1593279,221
Total private schools236924,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Gaffney are 25% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Gaffney
  • 77.2% of people in Gaffney have completed 8th grade
  • 74.7% of people in Gaffney have completed high school
  • 22.2% of people in Gaffney have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Gaffney

      IndexGaffneySouth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade77.2%83.0%84.3%
      Completed high school74.7%81.6%83.0%
      Completed some college46.1%56.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree26.2%35.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.2%26.5%30.3%
      Completed masters8.5%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.4%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

      Gaffney, SC School Districts

      • Cherokee County School District

      There are a total of 15 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Gaffney. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gaffney, SC schools is 37%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Gaffney, SC, an average of 77.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 74.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Boiling Springs, NC4,65068%38%
      Cliffside, NC33160%21%
      Chesnee, SC78252%7%
      Grover, NC97652%6%
      Blacksburg, SC2,06849%1%
      Gaffney, SC12,85937%25%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Grass Valley, CA12,86144%10%
      Grenada, MS12,86343%13%
      Luling, LA12,85574%50%
      Malibu, CA12,85365%33%
      Herrin, IL12,86820%60%
      Gaffney, SC12,85937%25%
      Source: The Gaffney, SC education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.