Luther L. Vaughan Elementary School

192 Vaughan Rd

Gaffney, SC 29341-2863

Tel: (864)489-2424
Grades: PK-5

334 students

Luther L. Vaughan Elementary School serves 334 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.

Overview

The student population of 334 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 334 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Students by Grade Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School 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 0.64 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 16:1
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
27%
7%
Black
50%
37%
White
20%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School 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.
0.64 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.
93%
51%
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 9,087 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 4,051
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: 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 | 277 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GaffneyB. D. Lee Elementary School
    401 Overbrook Dr
    GaffneySC 29341
    (864)489-5748
    1.8 mi | 374 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GaffneyAlma Elementary School
    213 Alma St
    GaffneySC 29340
    (864)489-4742
    2.1 mi | 243 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GaffneyGaffney Middle School
    805 East Frederick St
    GaffneySC 29340
    (864)902-3630
    2.2 mi | 660 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • GaffneyGranard Middle School
    815 West Rutledge Ave
    GaffneySC 29341
    (864)488-6833
    2.3 mi | 590 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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Did You Know?
Gaffney, 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 0.40, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Gaffney is Luther L. Vaughan Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.