Luther L. Vaughan Elementary School

192 Vaughan Rd

Gaffney, SC 29341-2863

Grades: PK-5

348 students

Luther L. Vaughan Elementary School serves 348 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% 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.

Overview

The student population of 348 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 348 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 13:1 15:1
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
29%
7%
Black
51%
36%
White
19%
52%
All Ethnic Groups
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 0.41
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%
52%
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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,033 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 9,033 4,140
District Total Revenue $93 MM $37 MM
District Spending $92 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,918 $9,170
District Spending / Student $9,804 $10,604
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GaffneyMary Bramlett Elementary School
    301 Spruce St
    GaffneySC 29340
    (864)489-2831
    1.6 mi | 263 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GaffneyB. D. Lee Elementary School
    401 Overbrook Dr
    GaffneySC 29341
    (864)489-5748
    1.8 mi | 382 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GaffneyAlma Elementary School
    213 Alma St
    GaffneySC 29340
    (864)489-4742
    2.1 mi | 229 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GaffneyGaffney Middle School
    805 East Frederick St
    GaffneySC 29340
    (864)902-3630
    2.2 mi | 651 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • GaffneyGranard Middle School
    815 West Rutledge Ave
    GaffneySC 29341
    (864)489-6833
    2.3 mi | 587 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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