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Limestone-Central Elementary (leave a review)
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+1 (864) 206-6620

727 Pacolet Highway

Gaffney, South Carolina


About Limestone-Central Elementary
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Limestone-Central Elementary is one of 19 schools found in the Cherokee 01 district of South Carolina.

Limestone-Central 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 461 students.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

An average teaching salary at Limestone-Central Elementary is $58,548, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of $47,707.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


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


Reduced price lunches


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
Gaffney High2055$8,22517.64$62,4970.54
Granard Middle584$8,32115.37$54,5570.46
B. D. Lee Elementary320$10,52913.5$49,3730.38
Gaffney Middle580$9,18713.98$51,9790.62
John E. Ewing Middle403$9,56214.39$47,8630.42

Gaffney High

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

Granard Middle

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

B. D. Lee Elementary

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

Gaffney Middle

Number of pupils580
Funding per pupil$9,187
Pupil teacher ratio13.98
Average teacher salary$51,979
Diversity index0.62

John E. Ewing Middle

Number of pupils403
Funding per pupil$9,562
Pupil teacher ratio14.39
Average teacher salary$47,863
Diversity index0.42
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Gaffney High1.45 miles
Granard Middle1.62 miles
B. D. Lee Elementary2.07 miles
Gaffney Middle2.13 miles
John E. Ewing Middle2.4 miles
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Rankings within South Carolina
There are 1266 schools in South Carolina.
779thlargest school
887thhighest number of FTE teachers
902ndlowest pupil-teacher ratio
65thhighest average teaching salary
390thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
649thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
527thhighest diversity index
691sthighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races3
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander1
American Indian or Aslaskan Native0
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander0

Out of 461 students, with a diversity index of 0.53

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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.