Grassy Pond Elementary School

1146 Boiling Springs Hwy, Gaffney, SC 29341 | (864) 487-1256
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 528
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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Nan Ruppe
  • Fax: (864) 487-1255
  • 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: 528
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 29.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 265 (50.2%)
  • Females: 262 (49.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 28 (5.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 206 (39.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 234 (44.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Grassy Pond Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black9417.8%
Asian101.9%
Hispanic407.6%
White38372.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Grassy Pond Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten285.3%
Kindergarten6512.3%
1st Grade9317.6%
2nd Grade9017.0%
3rd Grade7313.8%
4th Grade10219.3%
5th Grade7714.6%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 38%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:63%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 15 Years
  • Average Salary: $44,741
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Grassy Pond Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$31,32122%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$48,49978%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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