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5-6
Public district
Gaston, SC
Students enrolled: 529
 

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161 Gaston St
Gaston, SC 29053

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(803) 794-8369
(803) 794-5946
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Map of Frances F. Mack Intermediate School address.
Develops grit: Strongly disagree
August 10, 2015
No I dont. Again it goes back to passing those who haven't earned it. And following through when you tell a student something. How can a child learn what determination is if they aren't made to suffer for poor class choices.

- submitted by a student
Develops respect: Strongly disagree
August 10, 2015
My child doesn't respect her teacher at all. She doesn't follow thru with anything she says how can you respect that?

- submitted by a student
Develops empathy: Strongly disagree
August 10, 2015
They aren't allowed to interact properly, if you can't give your friends invitations or your contact information, how are they learning to behave as a community?

- submitted by a student
Develops honesty: Strongly disagree
August 10, 2015
It's not honest or fair to the students if you pass them when they don't deserve it.

- submitted by a student
Amount of homework: Don't know
July 29, 2015
I wouldn't know cause the teacher can't reply to a single email about my child's home work in a timely manner.

- submitted by a parent
Develops grit: Strongly disagree
July 29, 2015
My child only looked forward going to school to see her friends. She did once like school.

- submitted by a parent
Develops honesty: Strongly disagree
July 29, 2015
My child was attacked while on school grounds, and the two girls who did it weren't punished.

- submitted by a parent
Teacher effectiveness: Ineffective
July 29, 2015
My daughter goes here. She just finished 5th grade, and will be moving into 6th, which is fine but the teacher would never contact me back in a proper manner over what would happen in class. She also always waited last minute before report cards came out saying that she had late work/never turned it in. My daughter isn't slow, but does need more hands on when it comes to class work, and she would never do that. I would also like to point out that she would tell my daughter to "shut up" when needing help with her work.(this is extremely off putting for a child who is nervous to ask for help.) I'm having to fight tooth and nail on her having a new teacher for 6th grade. But the cherry on top would be in the middle of the school year two girls thought it would be hilarious to jump my child in class while there was a sub; they kicked and hit her for minutes before the sub even noticed what was going on. Oh and they wanted to leave the two girls in the same class instead of moving them to a different one.(They also only got a slap on the wrist instead of being suspend) Its a piss poor school. If I could pull her out I would as soon as possible.

- submitted by a parent

February 24, 2014
My 11 year old daughter goes to Frances Mack Primary School. She is in 6th grade and they are teaching Buddism, Hinduism, and Islam in Social Studies. What does this say for our school system when they took Christianity out of the schools!!

- submitted by a parent

February 03, 2011
I am pleased with the school. I believe the school system is only a guide to the education process. It is my responsibility & my obligation to my children to help them learn and grow into adults. The teachers have their own children to raise.

- submitted by a parent

November 15, 2010
I have 2 Grandchildren at this new "primary" school and three younger students headed there in a few years and I wish I could home school them instead of them being taught by the teachers of this school, One of my grandsons has already been suspended three times in the 60 days school has been opened this year not because he is a bad child it is because "he won't do his work" what is the teacher there for if she can't make a 10 yr old do his class assignment, we have no problem with him doing what we tell him at home, he is a smart child, maybe the teacher needs to be suspended. If you have children beware of this school... They would rather kick a child to the curb than teach them..

- submitted by a community member

September 03, 2009
F Poor administration, although some of the teachers are extremely pleasant and nice, but pleasant and nice does not educate my children. The several problems I have had over the years have not be taken care of to my satisfaction.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
August 22, 2009
I am a teacher at this school. This is my 3rd year here and it is a great school. I came from Greenville County where the standards are high. Frances Mack is a Title ! school that meets the needs of the children. Hands Down.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating
July 15, 2009
I think that this school does not meet parents needs adequately. I also believe that this school focuses more on poverty stricken children while the other children that are doing well fall behind. Furthermore if I had a choice my children would not go to this school or any school in district 4 for that matter.

- submitted by a parent

February 02, 2009
really good school an friendly teachers

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 30, 2008
I have A son that just finished kindergaretin, and I love the school. The teachers are great, as well as the staff.

- submitted by a parent

May 09, 2007
I currently have 3 children enrolled at mack. They have attended for 3 years and we love mack. They care about our students and my children have grown dramatically. We came here from ny and are so blessed to have found this school. I have 1 child in the special education program and he has blossomed under their care.

- submitted by a parent

October 14, 2006
I have mixed feelings about this school, the teachers and staff are rude to the parents.

- submitted by a parent

June 09, 2005
Do not send your child to this school! My child has just completed and passed the 2nd grade. Numerious times I was told, she's okay, just read to her more. After taking her to a privte school and having her tested - I discovered that the school had never taught her the basics.

- submitted by a parent

August 03, 2004
I really think that mack ele. Is a good school for a kid to be in. I just moved here in november of 2003 and my child is doing alot better than he was at his old school.

- submitted by a parent

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Frances F. Mack Intermediate School
161 Gaston St, Gaston, SC  29053
(803) 794-8369
Last modified Frances F. Mack Intermediate School is a Public school that serves grades 5-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Frances F. Mack Intermediate School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. Top