Limestone / Central Elementary School

727 Pacolet Hwy, Gaffney, SC 29340 | (864) 487-1249
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 408
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 727 Pacolet Highway, Gaffney, SC 29340
  • Principal or Admin: Clay Fowler
  • Fax: (864) 487-1251
  • 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: 408
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 25.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 207 (50.7%)
  • Females: 199 (48.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 30 (7.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 243 (59.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 273 (66.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Limestone / Central Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black17342.4%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic20.5%
White23056.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Limestone / Central Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten204.9%
Kindergarten6616.2%
1st Grade6215.2%
2nd Grade7017.2%
3rd Grade6916.9%
4th Grade7518.4%
5th Grade4611.3%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 37%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:63%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $43,616
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Limestone / Central Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$31,99241%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$51,60759%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Limestone / Central Elementary School performed on average about the same as 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
201049.3%54.0%46.1%
200961.1%59.5%53.6%
 
Math Test
201064.1%67.7%70.0%
200969.3%66.7%67.0%
 
Science Test
201061.7%47.2%55.7%
200944.7%49.2%61.5%
 
Social Studies Test
201063.7%61.8%73.2%
200986.5%64.7%74.4%
 
Writing Test
201066.2%65.3%71.0%
200969.3%63.2%68.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201071.3%68.7%62.3%
200974.5%69.3%63.6%
 
Math Test
201063.0%73.5%76.7%
200960.4%73.5%76.8%
 
Science Test
201038.4%58.0%69.2%
200945.9%56.6%68.7%
 
Social Studies Test
201052.1%64.0%76.1%
200958.4%66.7%79.8%
 
Writing Test
201066.2%68.6%72.2%
200968.0%66.4%70.1%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201060.9%72.5%63.3%
200961.7%68.2%64.8%
 
Math Test
201076.1%68.7%71.3%
200983.3%75.7%73.5%
 
Science Test
201060.8%53.3%66.0%
200955.1%57.6%68.3%
 
Social Studies Test
201065.2%54.3%66.1%
200958.1%55.5%70.0%
 
Writing Test
201085.1%71.8%74.5%
200979.3%70.4%73.2%
 
Source: SC Department of Education 2009-2010

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