Luther Vaughan Elementary School

192 Vaughan Rd, Gaffney, SC 29341 | (864) 489-2424
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 291
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3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 192 Vaughan Road, Gaffney, SC 29341
  • Principal or Admin: Ronald Cope
  • Fax: (864) 487-1253
  • Website: www.cherokeeschoolssc.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 291
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 23.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 149 (51.2%)
  • Females: 139 (47.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 16 (5.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 260 (89.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 276 (94.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Luther Vaughan Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.3%
Black14449.5%
Asian93.1%
Hispanic7224.7%
White6221.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Luther Vaughan Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten206.9%
Kindergarten4916.8%
1st Grade4013.7%
2nd Grade5017.2%
3rd Grade4515.5%
4th Grade4515.5%
5th Grade4214.4%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 32%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:68%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 19 Years
  • Average Salary: $46,520
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Luther Vaughan Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$32,87316%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$49,12084%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3

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2 reviews for Luther Vaughan Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 02, 2009
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My son learned alot but would say his teacher was mean and he would potty inhis pants saying the teacher didnt let him go to the bathroom he was in kindergaten and they would leave himlike that and not call me to go change him!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 06, 2009
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My grandson Is in a special area of the school and he has improved with Ms. Cobbs help. He is more out going and he loves his teacher. The other teachers seem to be caring as well .

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Luther Vaughan Elementary School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on PASS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

PASS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201056.1%54.0%46.1%
200975.5%59.5%53.6%
 
Math Test
201068.3%67.7%70.0%
200953.2%66.7%67.0%
 
Science Test
201055.0%47.2%55.7%
200933.4%49.2%61.5%
 
Social Studies Test
201057.1%61.8%73.2%
200939.1%64.7%74.4%
 
Writing Test
201068.3%65.3%71.0%
200947.9%63.2%68.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201090.9%68.7%62.3%
200984.2%69.3%63.6%
 
Math Test
201052.3%73.5%76.7%
200951.2%73.5%76.8%
 
Science Test
201029.5%58.0%69.2%
200934.1%56.6%68.7%
 
Social Studies Test
201034.1%64.0%76.1%
200946.4%66.7%79.8%
 
Writing Test
201035.6%68.6%72.2%
200937.2%66.4%70.1%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201085.8%72.5%63.3%
200983.8%68.2%64.8%
 
Math Test
201025.7%68.7%71.3%
200943.2%75.7%73.5%
 
Science Test
201011.8%53.3%66.0%
200922.2%57.6%68.3%
 
Social Studies Test
201033.3%54.3%66.1%
200926.3%55.5%70.0%
 
Writing Test
201044.1%71.8%74.5%
200948.6%70.4%73.2%
 
Source: SC Department of Education 2009-2010

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