Blacksburg Primary

1010 East Cherokee St,

Blacksburg, SC, 29702

Tel: (864)839-1107
Grades: PK-2

415 students

Blacksburg Primary serves 415 students in grades PK-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Blacksburg Primary operates within the Cherokee 01 School District.

Overview

The student population of 415 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-2
Total Students 415 students
Blacksburg Primary Total Students (2005-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Blacksburg Primary Total Classroom Teachers (2005-2012)
Students by Grade Blacksburg Primary Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Blacksburg Primary Student : Teacher Ratio (2005-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Blacksburg Primary Hispanic (2005-2009)
Black
9%
37%
Blacksburg Primary Black (2005-2012)
White
89%
52%
Blacksburg Primary White (2005-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Blacksburg Primary Sch Ethnicity Blacksburg Primary Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.20 0.59
Blacksburg Primary Diversity Score (2005-2012)
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.
65%
51%
Blacksburg Primary Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2012)
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%
7%
Blacksburg Primary Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,087 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Cherokee 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
7
Number of Students Managed 9,087 3,608
Cherokee 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $93 MM $37 MM
Cherokee 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $92 MM $43 MM
Cherokee 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,918 $9,170
Cherokee 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,804 $10,604
Cherokee 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Blacksburg High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Blacksburg Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Blacksburg Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Blacksburg Blacksburg High School
    201 West Ramseur St
    Blacksburg , SC , 29702
    (864)839-6371
    1.2  mi  |  550  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Blacksburg Blacksburg Elementary School
    402 Hardin St
    Blacksburg , SC , 29702
    (864)839-2363
    1.4  mi  |  358  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Blacksburg Blacksburg Middle School
    101 London St
    Blacksburg , SC , 29702
    (864)839-6476
    1.4  mi  |  410  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Grover Grover Elementary School
    206 Carolina Ave
    Grover , NC , 28073
    (704)734-5643
    4.2  mi  |  385  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Shelby Township Three Elementary School
    526 Davis Rd
    Shelby , NC , 28152
    (704)487-7809
    6.5  mi  |  757  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Cherokee County, SC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.29, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.59. The most diverse school district in Cherokee County is Alto Independent School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.