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840 Green River Road
Gaffney, South Carolina
Northwest Elementary is one of 19 schools found in the Cherokee 01 district of South Carolina.
Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 492 students - compared to other schools in South Carolina, this is a relatively average sized 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 $55,293, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of $47,707.
Funding per pupil
Title I eligible school
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.
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.
|School||Number of pupils||Funding per pupil||Pupil teacher ratio||Average teacher salary||Diversity index|
|B. D. Lee Elementary||320||$10,529||13.5||$49,373||0.38|
|Number of pupils||2055|
|Funding per pupil||$8,225|
|Pupil teacher ratio||17.64|
|Average teacher salary||$62,497|
|Number of pupils||302|
|Funding per pupil||$8,701|
|Pupil teacher ratio||13.73|
|Average teacher salary||$45,747|
|Number of pupils||527|
|Funding per pupil||$8,475|
|Pupil teacher ratio||14.64|
|Average teacher salary||$45,477|
|Number of pupils||653|
|Funding per pupil||$10,110|
|Pupil teacher ratio||13.95|
|Average teacher salary||$56,794|
|Number of pupils||320|
|Funding per pupil||$10,529|
|Pupil teacher ratio||13.5|
|Average teacher salary||$49,373|
Out of 492 students, with a diversity index of 0.22
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade: 6 hours
Kindergarten: 180 days
1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days
12th Grade: 180 days