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Garrett Academy of Technology
  • Public, Magnet
  • NORTH CHARLESTON, SC

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade C minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Garrett Academy of Technology is a public, magnet school located in NORTH CHARLESTON, SC. It has 149 students in grades PK, 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 85% of students are at least proficient in math and 67% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
67%
Percent Proficient - Math
85%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
930
49 responses
Average ACT
18
27 responses
AP Enrollment
5%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$45,510
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,051
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$174,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 14 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 42 responses
  • Prep rallies
    29%
  • Sports
    21%
  • National Honors Society
    10%
  • Drama Club
    7%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • SkillsUSA
    7%
  • Student government
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
149
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 19 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 19 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 19 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$51,948
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.8%
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 25 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 25 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 25 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$15,256 / year
National
$12,239
72%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 29 responses
34%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 29 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 29 responses

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