Luther L. Vaughan Elementary School

  • Luther L. Vaughan Elementary School serves 353 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% 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 353 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students353 students
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeLuther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
36%
8%
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
45%
35%
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
18%
52%
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLuther L. Vaughan  Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownSC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.640.61
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
88%
50%
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
n/a
5%
Luther L. Vaughan  Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Cherokee 01 School District's student population of 9,104 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,929 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,905 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NameCherokee 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
6
Number of Students Managed9,1043,454
Cherokee 01 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$90 MM$38 MM
Cherokee 01 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$80 MM$39 MM
Cherokee 01 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,929$9,366
Cherokee 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,905$9,666
Cherokee 01 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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