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About This School

Thomas E. Kerns Elementary School is a public elementary school in Greenville. The principal of Thomas E. Kerns Elementary School is Judy Mulkey. 571 students attend Thomas E. Kerns Elementary School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 90% of the 571 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Thomas E. Kerns Elementary School is 13:1. Resurrected Treasure Christian Learning Center is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
  • Sports

    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 60% 26%
Multiracial 3% %
Hispanic 18% 10%
White, non-Hispanic 18% 60%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.0% 3%
Asian 0.2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 90% 42%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (7 months ago)

    T.E.K. Is an excellent school! My (2) children attended this school for two years and both of my girls made the honor roll and pulled up their grades. Ms. Wineberger and Mrs. Browning were their teachers and they made such an impact on my children. We had to relocate and change schools last year. Since then their grades have dropped a bit. Also the staff at the new school and level of communication between parents and teachers pales in comparison to T.E.K. If I had a choice I would drive my girls to Thomas E. Kerns everyday despite the commute!

  • (5 years ago)

    This is my daughters first year in public school and I was worried that she would have a hard time adjusting but the teachers and administration worked with me to make sure my child is getting the same education she has been a custom to. She is doing excellent.

  • (5 years ago)

    My child went to Thomas E. kerns for 2 years. I don't thank the teachers care much about the kids or if they learn anything.

  • (5 years ago)

    This is my son's first year attending Thomas E. Kearns. He is a child that hasnt had the best years in school due to severe behaviour and emotional problems. This is the 4th Elementary school my son has attended and I must say the 1st to go above and beyond to help me and my son to get the help he needs so that he can excel personally and academically. He is a very smart child but was in need of stability in a school with a staff that had a genuine heart and compassion to help instead of being a disservice to him and suspending him repeatedly like a school did in Pickens County ( East End Elementary). I am grateful to finally have a team of people on my side to uplift & support me in getting my son the testing & structure he needs to help him

  • (6 years ago)

    I don't particularly care for this school various things have happened to my son (in both of the two years it's been open) and it's like pulling teeth to get any help almost everyone wants to pass your problem off on someone else. I just don't feel like some (not all) of the staff care about children.

  • (6 years ago)

    This is the second year(2007-2008) that this school has been open and we(my son and I) love it.

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