South Carolina Cherokee County Public Schools

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Overview for Cherokee County, SC
Part of: Gaffney SC, Micropolitan Area
Part of: Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson SC, Combined Statistical Area
Map of Cherokee County, SCCherokee County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 392.7 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 137.1 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 43.3%. On the 2000 census form, 99.2% of the population reported only one race, with 20.6% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 2.1% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.53 persons compared to an average family size of 3.01 persons.

In 2005 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $38,556. Per capita income grew by 12.4% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 53,844 Covered Employment 19,274
Growth (%) since 1990 21.0% Average wage per job $30,343
Households (2000) 20,495 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 32.6%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 25,260 Average wage per job $38,556
Unemployment Rate (2005) 8.1 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 6.5%
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $22,562 Average wage per job $38,925
Median Household Income (2003) $34,274 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 14.8 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 66.7 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 1.5%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 11.8 Average wage per job $32,026
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1. ALMA ELEMENTARY
Address: 213 Alma Street, Gaffney, SC 29340
Phone: (864) 489-4742
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 247
Grades: PK-5

2. B D LEE ELEMENTARY
Address: 401 Overbrook Drive, Gaffney, SC 29341
Phone: (864) 489-5748
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 426
Grades: PK-5

3. BLACKSBURG ELEMENTARY
Address: 402 Hardin Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702
Phone: (864) 839-2363
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 417 3-5

4. BLACKSBURG HIGH
Address: 201 W. Ramseur Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702
Phone: (864) 839-6371
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 578
Grades: 9-12

5. BLACKSBURG MIDDLE
Address: 101 London Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702
Phone: (864) 839-6476
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 423
Grades: 6-8

6. BLACKSBURG PRIMARY
Address: 1010 East Cherokee Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702
Phone: (864) 839-1107
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 467
Grades: PK-2

7. CORINTH ELEMENTARY
Address: 128 Corinth Road, Gaffney, SC 29340
Phone: (864) 489-2163
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 399
Grades: PK-5

8. DRAYTONVILLE ELEMENTARY
Address: 2373 Wilkinsville Hwy, Gaffney, SC 29340
Phone: (864) 487-1240
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 305
Grades: PK-5

9. GAFFNEY MIDDLE
Address: 805 E. Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29340
Phone: (864) 902-5630
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 684
Grades: 6-8

10. GAFFNEY SR HIGH
Address: 149 Twin Lakes RD., Gaffney, SC 29341
Phone: (864) 902-3600
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 2,127
Grades: 9-12

11. GOUCHER ELEMENTARY
Address: 604 Goucher School RD., Gaffney, SC 29340
Phone: (864) 487-1246
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 297
Grades: PK-5

12. GRANARD MIDDLE
Address: 815 West Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29341
Phone: (864) 489-6833
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 478
Grades: 6-8

13. GRASSY POND ELEMENTARY
Address: 1146 Boiling Springs Hwy, Gaffney, SC 29341
Phone: (864) 487-1256
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 510
Grades: PK-5

14. JOHN E EWING MIDDLE
Address: 171 East Jr High School Road, Gaffney, SC 29340
Phone: (864) 489-3176
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 489
Grades: 6-8

15. LIMESTONE/CENTRAL ELEMENTARY
Address: 727 Pacolet Highway, Gaffney, SC 29340
Phone: (864) 487-1249
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 448 PK-5

16. LUTHER L VAUGHAN ELEMENTARY
Address: 192 Vaughan Rd, Gaffney, SC 29341
Phone: (864) 489-2424
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 293
Grades: PK-5

17. MARY BRAMLETT ELEMENTARY
Address: 301 Spruce Street, Gaffney, SC 29340
Phone: (864) 489-2831
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 266
Grades: PK-5

18. NORTHWEST ELEMENTARY
Address: 840 Green River Road, Gaffney, SC 29341
Phone: (864) 487-1243
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 506
Grades: PK-5

19. VOCATIONAL CENTER
Address: 3206 Cherokee Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340
Phone: (864) 489-3191
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 0
Grades: 10-12