Cherokee Trail High School

Cherokee Trail High School serves 2,451 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
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 2451 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 128 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,451 students
Cherokee Trail High School Total Students (2004-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 128 teachers
Cherokee Trail High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Cherokee Trail High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.76. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Cherokee Trail High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
9%
3%
Cherokee Trail High School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
14%
32%
Cherokee Trail High School Hispanic (2004-2012)
Black
11%
5%
Cherokee Trail High School Black (2004-2012)
White
60%
56%
Cherokee Trail High School White (2004-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Cherokee Trail High School Sch Ethnicity Cherokee Trail High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.76
Cherokee Trail High School Diversity Score (2004-2012)
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.
10%
34%
Cherokee Trail High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
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.
5%
7%
Cherokee Trail High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 52,171 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Cherry Creek, No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District
Number of Schools
Managed
58
3
Number of Students Managed 52,171 594
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $492 MM $7 MM
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,116 $11,613
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,603 $12,022
Cherry Creek,   No. 5, In The County Of Arapah School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Pine Ridge Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Aurora Fox Ridge Middle School
    26301 East Arapahoe Rd
    Aurora , CO , 80016
    (720)886-4700
    0.1  mi  |  914  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Aurora Pine Ridge Elementary School
    6525 South Wheatlands Parkway
    Aurora , CO , 80016
    (720)886-8800
    0.7  mi  |  676  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Aurora Coyote Hills Elementary School
    24605 East Davies Way
    Aurora , CO , 80016
    (720)886-3900
    0.9  mi  |  856  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Aurora Canyon Creek Elementary School
    6070 South Versailles Parkway
    Aurora , CO , 80015
    (720)886-3600
    2.2  mi  |  661  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Aurora Buffalo Trail Elementary School
    24300 East Progress Dr
    Aurora , CO , 80016
    (720)886-4000
    2.5  mi  |  617  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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Aurora, CO public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.72, which is higher than the Colorado average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Aurora is Side Creek Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.