Granite Quarry Elementary School is one of twenty elementary schools in the Rowan-Salisbury Schools district. GQES is comprised of classrooms ranging from pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. Of the 523 students, 276 are male and 247 are female. The school has two pre-K classrooms, four kindergarten classrooms, four first grade classrooms, five second grade classrooms, four third grade classrooms, four fourth grade classrooms, and four fifth grade classrooms. The average student/teacher ratio is 15:1. GQES is a Title I school with 65.4% of the student population receiving free or reduced lunch.