Goucher Elementary



Goucher Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Goucher Elementary Students by Grade
PK 20
K 41
1 39
2 47
3 47
4 48
5 38
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Goucher Elementary is a public elementary school located in Gaffney, SC in the Cherokee 01 School District. It enrolls 280 students in grades 1st through 12th. Goucher Elementary is the 620th largest public school in South Carolina and the 43,264th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 280
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.6

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Goucher Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 145
(52%)
3,315
(52%)
 Female 135
(48%)
3,121
(48%)

Goucher Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 250
(89%)
4,200
(65%)
 Black 17
(6%)
1,660
(26%)
 Hispanic 12
(4%)
422
(7%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
96
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
49
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Goucher Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 280
(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, Goucher Elementary is ranked 456th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Goucher 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.

Goucher Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 216
2006 201
2007 213
2008 297
2009 296
2010 286
2011 273
2012 287
2013 308
2014 285
2015 280

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 8.2
2007 14.7
2008 18.6
2009 17.4
2010 17.9
2011 15.2
2012 15.1
2013 16.2
2014 16.2
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63425925925926
2006 0.5771144278607
2007 0.62910798122066
2008 0.68350168350168
2009 0.73986486486486
2010 0.6013986013986
2011 0.76556776556777
2012 0.60278745644599
2013 0.7987012987013
2014 0.75087719298246
2015 1

Compare Goucher Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
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
Goucher Elementary
Gaffney, SC
Public PK - 05 280 15.1:1  
Limestone-Central Elementary
Gaffney, SC
Public PK - 05 461 16.6:1 5 miles
Corinth Elementary
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Public PK - 05 421 17.4:1 5 miles
Middle School of Pacolet
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Public 06 - 08 233 16.1:1 6 miles
John E. Ewing Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 403 14.4:1 7 miles
Gaffney Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 580 14:1 7 miles
Cowpens Elementary
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Public PK - 05 397 14.2:1 7 miles
The Village School
Gaffney, SC
Private KG - 08 65 7:1 7 miles
Pacolet Elementary
Pacolet, SC
Public PK - 05 396 14:1 7 miles
Cowpens Middle School
Cowpens, SC
Public 06 - 08 404 13:1 7 miles
Granard Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 584 15.4:1 7 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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