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About This School

Blacksburg Elementary School is a public elementary school in Blacksburg. The principal of Blacksburg Elementary School is Janice Keller, who can be contacted at janice.keller@gw.cherokee1.k12.sc.us. 394 students go to Blacksburg Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 76% of the 394 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Blacksburg Elementary School is 16:1. Blacksburg Primary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 87% 68%
Black, non-Hispanic 11% 27%
Asian 0.8% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.5% 0.6%
Hispanic 0.5% 4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 76% 62%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 months ago)

    My school is the best school. Teachers help me learn alot in different study and the staff in the main office is great. The rating is a five.

  • (1 year ago)

    My children receive the individualized attention they need and as a parent I feel I am treated well. My children scored very high on the state test which proves the teachers are doing their job! I love BES and I wouldn't want my children attending any other school.

  • (4 years ago)

    I love the teachers and the principal at blacksburg elementry i love how thay have taught my child so much

  • (8 years ago)

    We feel that the school's quality could be in improved by having a better staff of teachers. There is more to life than pact testing. The children feel pressured and have no guidance in the lessons. The parents are the teachers. Where is all of the classtime spent? Programs? Free time? Needless guest speakers? More time needs to be spent on teaching and less on 'socializing' by teachers. They are there to learn from the paid teachers not by the parents. Do your jobs and stop making the parents do all the work! if you don't....We'll take over the payroll and make the checks out to ourselves. Notice the word 'teach' in teacher! your concerned parents.

  • (11 years ago)

    Blacksburg Elementary is in need of some serious help.They don't have much as far as extracurricular activities for their student's.The student's need more encouragement from their teacher's instead of feeling intimidated.When needing extra help on their work.They do have a great vice principal there though who really care's about the student's.He is a good role model for the other staff to follow.He show's his heart to the student's.Which make's it easier to come to him.When there's a problem.

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