Cherokee 01 School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 19 public schools in Cherokee 01 School District, serving 8,947 students. Cherokee 01 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
Public schools in Cherokee 01 School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 45% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in South Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Cherokee 01 School District are Blacksburg High School, Gaffney High School and Grassy Pond Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the South Carolina public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameCherokee 01 School District
School District Websitehttp://www.cherokee1.k12.sc.us/pages/CherokeeCountySD
School District Phone Number(864) 206-2201
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SC)
# of Schools19 Schools1,264 Schools
# of Students8,947 Students777,228 Students
# of Teachers618 Teachers51,770 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

Cherokee 01 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 84 school districts in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#39 out of 84 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cherokee 01  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cherokee 01  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cherokee 01  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cherokee 01  School District and public school graduation rate of SC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.520.62
# of American Indian Students8 Students2,540 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students82 Students12,337 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students592 Students73,530 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
9%
# of Black Students2,341 Students261,213 Students
% Black Students
26%
34%
# of White Students5,768 Students394,418 Students
% White Students
64%
51%
# of Hawaiian Students3 Students1,049 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students153 Students31,619 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:39026,556
# of Students in Kindergarten:67455,336
# of Students in 1st Grade:69357,187
# of Students in 2nd Grade:61457,012
# of Students in 3rd Grade:72560,332
# of Students in 4th Grade:68960,891
# of Students in 5th Grade:71261,385
# of Students in 6th Grade:64759,110
# of Students in 7th Grade:63157,851
# of Students in 8th Grade:59857,025
# of Students in 9th Grade:71963,572
# of Students in 10th Grade:65057,853
# of Students in 11th Grade:60952,812
# of Students in 12th Grade:59650,306
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $13,448 is higher than the state median of $10,922. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,532 is higher than the state median of $10,524. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (SC)
Total Revenue$120 MM$43 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cherokee 01  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$121 MM$41 MM
This chart display total spending of Cherokee 01  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,448$10,922
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cherokee 01  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,532$10,524
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cherokee 01  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Cherokee 01 School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Blacksburg High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    201 West Ramseur Drive
    Blacksburg, SC 29702
    (864) 206-2378

    Grades: 9-12 | 552 students
  • Gaffney High School Math: 50% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    149 Twin Lake Road
    Gaffney, SC 29341
    (864) 206-2000

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,022 students
  • Grassy Pond Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1146 Boiling Springs Highway
    Gaffney, SC 29341
    (864) 206-6671

    Grades: PK-5 | 558 students
  • Corinth Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    128 Corinth Road
    Gaffney, SC 29340
    (864) 206-6600

    Grades: PK-5 | 415 students
  • Northwest Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    840 Green River Road
    Gaffney, SC 29341
    (864) 206-6727

    Grades: PK-5 | 529 students
  • Goucher Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    604 Goucher School Road
    Gaffney, SC 29340
    (864) 206-6890

    Grades: PK-5 | 266 students
  • Blacksburg Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    101 London Street
    Blacksburg, SC 29702
    (864) 206-6829

    Grades: 6-8 | 372 students
  • Granard Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    815 West Rutledge Avenue
    Gaffney, SC 29341
    (864) 206-2302

    Grades: 6-8 | 547 students
  • Blacksburg Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    402 Hardin Street
    Blacksburg, SC 29702
    (864) 206-6518

    Grades: 3-5 | 364 students
  • Draytonville Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2373 Wilkinsville Highway
    Gaffney, SC 29340
    (864) 206-6783

    Grades: PK-5 | 264 students
  • Limestone-central Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    727 Pacolet Highway
    Gaffney, SC 29341
    (864) 206-6620

    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
  • John E. Ewing Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    171 East Junior High Road
    Gaffney, SC 29340
    (864) 206-2449

    Grades: 6-8 | 402 students
  • B. D. Lee Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    401 Overbrook Drive
    Gaffney, SC 29341
    (864) 206-6432

    Grades: PK-5 | 348 students
  • Gaffney Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    805 East Frederick Street
    Gaffney, SC 29340
    (864) 206-6129

    Grades: 6-8 | 555 students
  • Alma Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    213 Alma Street
    Gaffney, SC 29340
    (864) 206-6482

    Grades: PK-5 | 231 students
  • Mary Bramlett Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    301 Spruce Street
    Gaffney, SC 29340
    (864) 206-2520

    Grades: PK-5 | 280 students
  • Luther L. Vaughan Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    192 Vaughan Road
    Gaffney, SC 29341
    (864) 206-6054

    Grades: PK-5 | 365 students
  • Blacksburg Primary
    1010 East Cherokee Street
    Blacksburg, SC 29702
    (864) 206-6936

    Grades: PK-2 | 447 students
  • Cherokee Technology Center Vocational School
    3206 Cherokee Avenue
    Gaffney, SC 29340
    (864) 206-2576

    Grades: 10-12 | n/a student
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