Cherokee Trail High School

Cherokee Trail High School serves 2,552 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Cherokee Trail High School operates within the Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District.
The school district's 87% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 2552 students has grown by 32% over five years.
The teacher population of 134 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,552 students
Cherokee Trail High School Total Students (2004-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 134 teachers
Cherokee Trail High School Total Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Cherokee Trail High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Cherokee Trail High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
Asian
9%
3%
Cherokee Trail High School Asian Students (2004-2013)
Hispanic
15%
32%
Cherokee Trail High School Black Students (2004-2013)
Black
12%
5%
Cherokee Trail High School Black Students (2004-2013)
White
60%
56%
Cherokee Trail High School White Students (2004-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Cherokee Trail High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Cherokee Trail High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.60 0.39
Cherokee Trail High School Diversity Score (2004-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
34%
Cherokee Trail High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
7%
Cherokee Trail High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 54,439 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,116 is less than the state average of $11,613. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,603 is less than the state average of $12,022. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District
Number of Schools
Managed
60
3
Number of Students Managed 54,439 561
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 87% 78%
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $518 MM $7 MM
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $492 MM $7 MM
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,116 $11,613
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,603 $12,022
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Grandview High School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fox Ridge Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Black Forest Hills Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AuroraFox Ridge Middle School
    26301 East Arapahoe Rd
    AuroraCO 80016
    (720)886-4700
    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 997 students                      
  • AuroraBlack Forest Hills Elementary School
    25233 East Glasgow Dr
    AuroraCO 80016
    (720)886-8900
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 401 students                      
  • AuroraPine Ridge Elementary School
    6525 South Wheatlands Parkway
    AuroraCO 80016
    (720)886-8800
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 869 students                      
  • AuroraCoyote Hills Elementary School
    24605 East Davies Way
    AuroraCO 80016
    (720)886-3900
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 621 students                      
  • AuroraCanyon Creek Elementary School
    6070 South Versailles Parkway
    AuroraCO 80015
    (720)886-3600
    2.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 638 students                      

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