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Grassy Pond Elementary (leave a review)
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+1 (864) 206-6671

1146 Boiling Springs Highway

Gaffney, South Carolina

29341

About Grassy Pond Elementary
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

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

Grassy Pond Elementary is a regular school, specialising in Prekindergarten to 5th Grade. Compared to other schools in South Carolina, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 530 students.

The number of teachers at Grassy Pond Elementary has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

At Grassy Pond Elementary, the average teaching salary of $55,980 is higher than the South Carolina state average of $47,707.

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Students by Year Group
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Grassy Pond Elementary
Funding

Funding per pupil

$8,575

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

291

Reduced price lunches

44

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
Luther L. Vaughan Elementary364$11,09312.13$57,1770.64
B. D. Lee Elementary320$10,52913.5$49,3730.38
Granard Middle584$8,32115.37$54,5570.46
Mary Bramlett Elementary308$10,94912.32$57,5190.52
Gaffney High2055$8,22517.64$62,4970.54

Luther L. Vaughan Elementary

Number of pupils364
Funding per pupil$11,093
Pupil teacher ratio12.13
Average teacher salary$57,177
Diversity index0.64

B. D. Lee Elementary

Number of pupils320
Funding per pupil$10,529
Pupil teacher ratio13.5
Average teacher salary$49,373
Diversity index0.38

Granard Middle

Number of pupils584
Funding per pupil$8,321
Pupil teacher ratio15.37
Average teacher salary$54,557
Diversity index0.46

Mary Bramlett Elementary

Number of pupils308
Funding per pupil$10,949
Pupil teacher ratio12.32
Average teacher salary$57,519
Diversity index0.52

Gaffney High

Number of pupils2055
Funding per pupil$8,225
Pupil teacher ratio17.64
Average teacher salary$62,497
Diversity index0.54
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Luther L. Vaughan Elementary2.91 miles
B. D. Lee Elementary3.9 miles
Granard Middle4.29 miles
Mary Bramlett Elementary4.42 miles
Gaffney High4.67 miles
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Rankings within South Carolina
There are 1266 schools in South Carolina.
662ndlargest school
736thhighest number of FTE teachers
847thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
103rdhighest average teaching salary
671sthighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
159thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
595thhighest diversity index
561sthighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Black109
White350
Hispanic55
Two or more races3
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander12
American Indian or Aslaskan Native0
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander1

Out of 530 students, with a diversity index of 0.51

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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.