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About Us
Greenwood School District 50 is the largest of three school districts in Greenwood County. District 50 serves 9,178 students at 16 sites: 8 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, 2 high schools, an early childhood center, a career center, and one alternative center. 
 

Of District 50’s total student population, 47% are White, 40% are Black, 9% are Hispanic, 1% is Asian, and 2% are Other. 53% of the total student population is on Free and Reduced Lunch. According to the 2009 District Report Card, District 50 has a student attendance rate of 96.1% and a retention rate of 2.1%. 15.6% of the district’s students are eligible for gifted and talented programs, while 9% are enrolled in AP/IB programs.

 

The district is the second largest employer in the county with 1,317 employees working in certified and classified positions. 77.2% of the teachers in the district are continuing contract teachers and 59.4% have advanced degrees. There are 119 National Board Certified teachers. The teacher attendance rate is 94.8% and the average teacher salary is $47,035.

 

The district is governed by an elected nine-member Board of Trustees. Board seats are filled during single member district elections in November.  For additional information about our Board of Trustees, click the "Board of Trustees" link above.

Last Modified on November 5, 2015
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