Northwest Elementary School

840 Green River Rd, Gaffney, SC 29341 | (864) 487-1243
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 482
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 840 Green River Road, Gaffney, SC 29341
  • Principal or Admin: Cathy Bloise
  • Fax: (864) 487-1245
  • 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: 482
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 30.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 268 (55.6%)
  • Females: 214 (44.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 32 (6.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 232 (48.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 264 (54.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Northwest Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.4%
Black285.8%
Asian71.5%
Hispanic214.4%
White42488.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Northwest Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten193.9%
Kindergarten7214.9%
1st Grade7415.4%
2nd Grade7716.0%
3rd Grade8016.6%
4th Grade8016.6%
5th Grade8016.6%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 52%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:49%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $42,577
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Northwest Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$32,07827%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$46,51473%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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