B. D. Lee Elementary



B. D. Lee Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

B. D. Lee Elementary Students by Grade
PK 26
K 39
1 61
2 42
3 56
4 51
5 45
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

B. D. Lee Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gaffney, SC in the Cherokee 01 School District. It enrolls 320 students in grades 1st through 12th. B. D. Lee Elementary is the 592nd largest public school in South Carolina and the 39,820th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 320
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.7

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B. D. Lee Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 169
(53%)
3,315
(52%)
 Female 151
(47%)
3,121
(48%)

B. D. Lee Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 247
(77%)
1,660
(26%)
 White 41
(13%)
4,200
(65%)
 Two or More 14
(4%)
96
(1%)
 Hispanic 13
(4%)
422
(7%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
49
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

B. D. Lee Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 320
(100%)
5,141
(80%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
238
(4%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
1,057
(16%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, B. D. Lee Elementary is ranked 385th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of B. D. Lee Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

B. D. Lee Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 416
2006 408
2007 438
2008 425
2009 405
2010 401
2011 374
2012 382
2013 343
2014 327
2015 320

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 10.2
2007 16.2
2008 16.3
2009 16.9
2010 16.7
2011 14.4
2012 14.4
2013 13.5
2014 12.9
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79326923076923
2006 0.81127450980392
2007 0.77397260273973
2008 0.87058823529412
2009 0.92345679012346
2010 0.91271820448878
2011 0.91711229946524
2012 0.87434554973822
2013 0.9067055393586
2014 0.98470948012232
2015 1

Compare B. D. Lee Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 100.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
B. D. Lee Elementary
Gaffney, SC
Public PK - 05 320 13.5:1  
Granard Middle School
Gaffney, SC
Public 06 - 08 584 15.4:1 1 miles
The Village School
Gaffney, SC
Private KG - 08 65 7:1 1 miles
Mary Bramlett Elementary
Gaffney, SC
Public PK - 05 308 12.3:1 2 miles
Luther L. Vaughan Elementary
Gaffney, SC
Public PK - 05 364 12.1:1 2 miles
Gaffney Middle School
Gaffney, SC
Public 06 - 08 580 14:1 2 miles
Limestone-Central Elementary
Gaffney, SC
Public PK - 05 461 16.6:1 3 miles
John E. Ewing Middle School
Gaffney, SC
Public 06 - 08 403 14.4:1 3 miles
Alma Elementary
Gaffney, SC
Public PK - 05 243 12.8:1 3 miles
Grassy Pond Elementary
Gaffney, SC
Public PK - 05 530 16.3:1 4 miles
Corinth Elementary
Gaffney, SC
Public PK - 05 421 17.4:1 5 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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