School Details

Limestone-Central Elementary School

Test Scores by grade

74%
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75%
72%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2011-2012 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Cherokee 01 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

67%
66%
78%
75%
70%
78%
69%
63%
74%
76%
72%
81%
79%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2011-2012 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Cherokee 01 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

80%
66%
77%
76%
69%
76%
67%
66%
72%
63%
58%
70%
77%
67%
74%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2011-2012 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Cherokee 01 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Limestone-Central Elementary School is a public elementary school in Gaffney. The principal of Limestone-Central Elementary School is Clay Fowler, who can be contacted at clay.fowler@gw.cherokee1.k12.sc.us. 389 students go to Limestone-Central Elementary School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 68% of the 389 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Limestone-Central Elementary School is 16:1. B. D. Lee Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 58% 68%
Black, non-Hispanic 40% 27%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0.1%
Hispanic 0.5% 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.6%
Multiracial 0% %
Asian 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 68% 62%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    Limestone Central is an excellent school that has done a great job of handling a changing population as a result of the ridiculously worthless No Child Left Behind Act.

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