Grassy Pond Elementary School

Grassy Pond Elementary School serves 540 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Grassy Pond Elementary School operates within the Cherokee 01 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 540 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 540 students
Grassy Pond Elementary School Total Students (1999-2014)
Gender % Grassy Pond Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Grassy Pond Elementary School Total Teachers (1999-2014)
Students by Grade Grassy Pond Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Grassy Pond Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2014)
Asian
2%
1%
Grassy Pond Elementary School Asian Students (2000-2014)
Hispanic
9%
7%
Grassy Pond Elementary School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
18%
35%
Grassy Pond Elementary School Black Students (2000-2014)
White
71%
52%
Grassy Pond Elementary School White Students (2000-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Grassy Pond Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.41
Grassy Pond Elementary School Diversity Score (2000-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
43%
51%
Grassy Pond Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Grassy Pond Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,126 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,793 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,782 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Cherokee 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
8
Number of Students Managed 9,126 4,192
Cherokee 01 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $90 MM $38 MM
Cherokee 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $80 MM $39 MM
Cherokee 01 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,793 $9,366
Cherokee 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,782 $9,666
Cherokee 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Gaffney High School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Granard Middle School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Luther L. Vaughan Elementary School (3 miles away)
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  • GaffneyLuther L. Vaughan Elementary School
    3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 361 students192 Vaughan Rd
    GaffneySC 29341
    (864)489-2424
    3PK-5361
  • GaffneyB. D. Lee Elementary School
    3.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 343 students401 Overbrook Dr
    GaffneySC 29341
    (864)489-5748
    3.9PK-5343
  • GaffneyGranard Middle School
    4.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 585 students815 West Rutledge Ave
    GaffneySC 29341
    (864)489-6833
    4.26-8585
  • GaffneyMary Bramlett Elementary School
    4.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 298 students301 Spruce St
    GaffneySC 29340
    (864)489-2831
    4.5PK-5298
  • GaffneyGaffney High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    4.6 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2024 students149 Twin Lakes Rd
    GaffneySC 29341
    (864)206-2000
    4.69-122024

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