Grassy Pond Elementary School

1146 Boiling Springs Hwy,

Gaffney, SC, 29341

Tel: (864)487-1256
Grades: PK-5

557 students

Grassy Pond Elementary School serves 557 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% 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.

Overview

The student population of 557 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 557 students
Grassy Pond Elementary School Total Students (1999-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Grassy Pond Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2012)
Students by Grade Grassy Pond Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Grassy Pond Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Grassy Pond Elementary School Asian (2000-2012)
Hispanic
10%
7%
Grassy Pond Elementary School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
18%
37%
Grassy Pond Elementary School Black (2000-2012)
White
67%
52%
Grassy Pond Elementary School White (2000-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Grassy Pond Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Grassy Pond 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.
0.51 0.70
Grassy Pond Elementary School Diversity Score (2000-2012)
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.
44%
51%
Grassy Pond Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Grassy Pond Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

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 3,659
Cherokee 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $93 MM n/a
Cherokee 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $92 MM n/a
Cherokee 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,918 $0
Cherokee 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,804 $0
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 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Gaffney Luther L. Vaughan Elementary School
    192 Vaughan Rd
    Gaffney , SC , 29341
    (864)489-2424
    3  mi  |  334  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gaffney B. D. Lee Elementary School
    401 Overbrook Dr
    Gaffney , SC , 29341
    (864)489-5748
    3.9  mi  |  374  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gaffney Granard Middle School
    815 West Rutledge Ave
    Gaffney , SC , 29341
    (864)488-6833
    4.2  mi  |  590  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Gaffney Mary Bramlett Elementary School
    301 Spruce St
    Gaffney , SC , 29340
    (864)489-2831
    4.5  mi  |  277  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gaffney Gaffney High School
    149 Twin Lakes Rd
    Gaffney , SC , 29341
    (864)206-2000
    4.6  mi  |  2051  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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