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Goucher Elementary (leave a review)
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+1 (864) 206-6890

604 Goucher School Road

Gaffney, South Carolina

29340

About Goucher Elementary
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Goucher Elementary is located in the Cherokee 01 district of the state of South Carolina. It is one of 19 schools in its district.

Goucher Elementary is a regular school, specialising in Prekindergarten to 5th Grade. Compared to other schools in South Carolina, this is a relatively small school since it has an enrolment of 280 students.

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

At Goucher Elementary, the average teaching salary of $55,332 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

$9,142

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

280

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 pupilPupil teacher ratioAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Corinth Elementary421$8,72317.4$58,7150.13
Limestone-Central Elementary461$7,95616.58$58,5480.53
Middle School of Pacolet233$9,54616.07$47,0530.32
Gaffney High2055$8,22517.64$62,4970.54
Cowpens Middle404$11,23613.03$45,2820.43

Corinth Elementary

Number of pupils421
Funding per pupil$8,723
Pupil teacher ratio17.4
Average teacher salary$58,715
Diversity index0.13

Limestone-Central Elementary

Number of pupils461
Funding per pupil$7,956
Pupil teacher ratio16.58
Average teacher salary$58,548
Diversity index0.53

Middle School of Pacolet

Number of pupils233
Funding per pupil$9,546
Pupil teacher ratio16.07
Average teacher salary$47,053
Diversity index0.32

Gaffney High

Number of pupils2055
Funding per pupil$8,225
Pupil teacher ratio17.64
Average teacher salary$62,497
Diversity index0.54

Cowpens Middle

Number of pupils404
Funding per pupil$11,236
Pupil teacher ratio13.03
Average teacher salary$45,282
Diversity index0.43
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Corinth Elementary4.03 miles
Limestone-Central Elementary4.81 miles
Middle School of Pacolet5.67 miles
Gaffney High5.76 miles
Cowpens Middle6.25 miles
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Rankings within South Carolina
There are 1266 schools in South Carolina.
1042ndlargest school
1080thhighest number of FTE teachers
595thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
119thhighest average teaching salary
1sthighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
869thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1100thhighest diversity index
464thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Black17
White250
Hispanic12
Two or more races1
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander0
American Indian or Aslaskan Native0
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander0

Out of 280 students, with a diversity index of 0.2

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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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*All data shown corresponds to the 2015-16 academic year unless otherwise stated.