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Alma Elementary (leave a review)
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+1 (864) 206-6882

213 Alma Street

Gaffney, South Carolina

29340

About Alma Elementary
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Alma Elementary is one of 19 schools in the Cherokee 01 district of South Carolina.

A relatively small school, it has an enrolment of 243 students from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $50,617, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of $47,707.

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Local Area
Students by Year Group
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Funding

Funding per pupil

$9,373.00

Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches

243

Reduced price lunches

0

The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Alma Elementary 243$9,37313$50,6170.54
Cherokee Technology Center (0.35 miles) 00
Mary Bramlett Elementary (1.53 miles) 308$10,94912$57,5190.52
Gaffney Middle (2.02 miles) 580$9,18714$51,9790.62
John E. Ewing Middle (2.05 miles) 403$9,56214$47,8630.42
Luther L. Vaughan Elementary (2.07 miles) 364$11,09312$57,1770.64

Alma Elementary

Number of pupils243
Funding per pupil$9,373
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$50,617
Diversity index0.54

Cherokee Technology Center (0.35 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher0
Average teacher salary
Diversity index

Mary Bramlett Elementary (1.53 miles)

Number of pupils308
Funding per pupil$10,949
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$57,519
Diversity index0.52

Gaffney Middle (2.02 miles)

Number of pupils580
Funding per pupil$9,187
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$51,979
Diversity index0.62

John E. Ewing Middle (2.05 miles)

Number of pupils403
Funding per pupil$9,562
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$47,863
Diversity index0.42

Luther L. Vaughan Elementary (2.07 miles)

Number of pupils364
Funding per pupil$11,093
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$57,177
Diversity index0.64
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Rankings within South Carolina
There are 1,266 schools in South Carolina. Please note, schools for which some information is not available are excluded from the rankings for that metric.
1069thlargest school
1072ndhighest number of FTE teachers
240thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
364thhighest average teaching salary
1sthighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
869thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
500thhighest diversity index
419thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 5th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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