Cherokee County School District

  • BOX 460
  • GAFFNEY, SC 29342
  • (864) 902-3542
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate--
Dropout Rate5.4%3.9%
Per Pupil Spending$8,859$9,155
Students Per Teacher14.814.4
Number of Schools19-
Number of Students9,360-
Number of (FTE) Teachers631-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment9,36014.8
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students314
Kindergarten Students646
1st Grade Students688
2nd Grade Students700
3rd Grade Students684
4th Grade Students766
5th Grade Students666
6th Grade Students664
7th Grade Students690
8th Grade Students698
9th Grade Students807
10th Grade Students695
11th Grade Students562
12th Grade Students579
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native10
Asian or Pacific Islander57
Hispanic389
Black (Non-Hispanic)2,508
White (Non-Hispanic)6,173
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male4,624
Female4,513

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers63114.8
Prekindergarten Teachers22-
Kindergarten Teachers34-
Elementary Teachers385-
Secondary Teachers190-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides122
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors7
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors29
Elementary20
Secondary9
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians19
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff83
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators12
LEA Administrative Support Staff1
School Administrators27
School Administrative Support Staff-
Student Support Services42
Other Support Services Staff1

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$97,561,000-
Total Local Revenues$37,221,00038.2%
Property Tax$21,105,00021.6%
All Other Taxes$5,132,0005.3%
Cities and Counties$5,042,0005.2%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$27,0000.03%
School Lunch$873,0000.9%
District Activity Receipts$1,760,0001.8%
Rents and Royalties$8,0000.01%
Interest Earnings$1,993,0002.0%
Private Contributions$341,0000.3%
Miscellaneous$940,0001.0%
Total State Revenues$50,296,00051.6%
General Formula Assistance$16,087,00016.5%
Staff Improvement Programs$11,731,00012.0%
Special Education Programs$2,546,0002.6%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$2,661,0002.7%
Gifted and Talented Programs$411,0000.4%
Vocational Education Programs$4,173,0004.3%
School Lunch Programs$7,0000.01%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$173,0000.2%
Transportation Programs$517,0000.5%
Other Programs$10,267,00010.5%
State Revenues on Behalf - Non-Employee Benefits$1,723,0001.8%
Total Federal Revenues$10,044,00010.3%
Through State - Title I$2,278,0002.3%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$2,104,0002.2%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$483,0000.5%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$53,0000.05%
Through State - Title V, Part A$15,0000.02%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$168,0000.2%
Through State - Bilingual Education$60,0000.06%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$3,185,0003.3%
Through State - Other$1,312,0001.3%
Non-Specified$386,0000.4%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$82,969,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$46,922,00056.6%
Total Support Services Expenditures$30,552,00036.8%
Student Support$5,208,0005.3%
Instructional Staff Support$6,450,0006.6%
General Administration Support$757,0000.8%
School Administration Support$5,034,0005.2%
Operation and Maintenance Support$7,259,0007.4%
Student Transportation Support$3,359,0003.4%
Other Support Services$2,485,0002.5%
Total Other Expenditures$5,495,0006.6%
Food Services$5,270,0005.4%
Enterprise Operations$225,0000.2%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate -
Total Diploma Count -
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-121425.4%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Cherokee County School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 19
  • Students: 9,360
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 631
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ALMA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
213 Alma St
Gaffney, SC
Public | PK-5
240 15.0

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B D LEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
401 Overbrook Dr
Gaffney, SC
Public | PK-5
407 17.0

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BLACKSBURG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
402 Hardin St
Blacksburg, SC
Public | 3-5
386 18.4

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BLACKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL
201 West Ramseur St
Blacksburg, SC
Public | 9-12
580 16.1

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BLACKSBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL
101 London St
Blacksburg, SC
Public | 6-8
399 16.0

3.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
BLACKSBURG PRIMARY SCHOOL
1010 East Cherokee St
Blacksburg, SC
Public | PK-2
421 16.2

5 out of 5
1 Review
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CHEROKEE VOCATIONAL CENTER SCHOOL
3206 Cherokee Ave
Gaffney, SC
Public | 10-12
- -

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CORINTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
128 Corinth Rd
Gaffney, SC
Public | PK-5
391 17.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
DRAYTONVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2373 Wilkinsville Hwy
Gaffney, SC
Public | PK-5
316 15.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
GAFFNEY HIGH SCHOOL
149 Twin Lakes Rd
Gaffney, SC
Public | 9-12
2,063 18.4

4.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
GAFFNEY MIDDLE SCHOOL
805 East Frederick St
Gaffney, SC
Public | 6-8
681 17.0

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GOUCHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
604 Goucher School Rd
Gaffney, SC
Public | PK-5
296 17.4

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
GRANARD MIDDLE SCHOOL
815 West Rutledge Ave
Gaffney, SC
Public | 6-8
510 15.5

4.5 out of 5
6 Reviews
GRASSY POND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1146 Boiling Springs Hwy
Gaffney, SC
Public | PK-5
528 18.2

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JOHN E. EWING MIDDLE SCHOOL
171 East Jr. High School Rd
Gaffney, SC
Public | 6-8
462 17.1

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LIMESTONE / CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
727 Pacolet Hwy
Gaffney, SC
Public | PK-5
408 16.3

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LUTHER VAUGHAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
192 Vaughan Rd
Gaffney, SC
Public | PK-5
291 12.7

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
MARY BRAMLETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
301 Spruce St
Gaffney, SC
Public | PK-5
298 14.9

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
NORTHWEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
840 Green River Rd
Gaffney, SC
Public | PK-5
482 15.8

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