Luther L. Vaughan Elementary School

Luther L. Vaughan Elementary School serves 361 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Luther L. Vaughan Elementary School operates within the Cherokee 01 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 361 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 361 students
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
32%
7%
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
48%
35%
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
20%
52%
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.63 0.61
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
94%
51%
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
3%
6%
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Cherokee 01 School District's student population of 9,126 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The 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's spending/student of $8,782 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 5% 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 (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $90 MM $38 MM
Cherokee 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $80 MM $39 MM
Cherokee 01 School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,793 $9,366
Cherokee 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $8,782 $9,666
Cherokee 01 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 Cherokee Technology Center (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gaffney Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary Bramlett Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • GaffneyMary Bramlett Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 298 students
    1.6 miles
    301 Spruce St
    GaffneySC 29340
    (864)489-2831
    1.6PK-5298
  • GaffneyB. D. Lee Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 343 students
    1.8 miles
    401 Overbrook Dr
    GaffneySC 29341
    (864)489-5748
    1.8PK-5343
  • GaffneyAlma Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 250 students
    2.1 miles
    213 Alma St
    GaffneySC 29340
    (864)489-4742
    2.1PK-5250
  • GaffneyGaffney Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 665 students
    2.2 miles
    805 East Frederick St
    GaffneySC 29340
    (864)902-3630
    2.26-8665
  • GaffneyGranard Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 585 students
    2.3 miles
    815 West Rutledge Ave
    GaffneySC 29341
    (864)489-6833
    2.36-8585

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