Cherokee County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,972 students in Cherokee County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
Public Schools in Cherokee County School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Alabama public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Cherokee County School District are Cedar Bluff High School, Cherokee County High School and Centre Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Cherokee County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Alabama.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is less than the Alabama public school average of 45% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Cherokee County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AL)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,469 Schools
# Students
3,972 Students
738,868 Students
# Teachers
238 Teachers
41,980 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Cherokee County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 139 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AL)
Overall District Rank
#66 out of 139 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cherokee County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cherokee County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cherokee County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
91%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cherokee County  School District and public school graduation rate of AL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.23
0.59
# American Indian Students
200 Students
6,922 Students
% American Indian Students
5%
1%
# Asian Students
15 Students
10,742 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
66 Students
58,276 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
8%
# Black Students
177 Students
242,243 Students
% Black Students
4%
33%
# White Students
3,482 Students
403,300 Students
% White Students
88%
55%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
833 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
28 Students
16,552 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
98
15,520
# Students in K Grade:
294
54,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
269
56,244
# Students in 2nd Grade:
278
55,387
# Students in 3rd Grade:
291
57,289
# Students in 4th Grade:
293
58,325
# Students in 5th Grade:
295
57,472
# Students in 6th Grade:
286
54,978
# Students in 7th Grade:
299
55,084
# Students in 8th Grade:
341
54,680
# Students in 9th Grade:
303
57,216
# Students in 10th Grade:
314
55,243
# Students in 11th Grade:
296
53,854
# Students in 12th Grade:
315
52,777
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,875 is higher than the state median of $10,775. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,569 is higher than the state median of $10,820. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AL)
Total Revenue
$43 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cherokee County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$46 MM
$31 MM
This chart display total spending of Cherokee County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,875
$10,775
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cherokee County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,569
$10,820
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cherokee County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Cherokee County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cedar Bluff High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3655 Old Highway 9
Cedar Bluff, AL 35959
(256) 779-6211
Grades: PK-12
| 602 students
Rank: #22.
Cherokee County High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
910 Warrior Dr
Centre, AL 35960
(256) 927-3625
Grades: 9-12
| 470 students
Rank: #33.
Centre Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1920 East Main Street
Centre, AL 35960
(256) 927-5656
Grades: 5-8
| 482 students
Rank: #44.
Centre Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
725 E Main St
Centre, AL 35960
(256) 927-3302
Grades: PK-4
| 635 students
Rank: #55.
Sand Rock High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1950 Sand Rock Avenue
Leesburg, AL 35983
(256) 523-4050
Grades: PK-12
| 823 students
Rank: #66.
Gaylesville High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
760 Trojan Way
Gaylesville, AL 35973
(256) 422-3401
Grades: PK-12
| 415 students
Rank: #77.
Spring Garden High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2430 County Road 29
Spring Garden, AL 36275
(256) 447-7045
Grades: PK-12
| 545 students
Cherokee County Career Technology Center
Vocational School
600 Bay Springs Rd
Centre, AL 35960
(256) 927-5351
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Cherokee County
  • 130 E Main St, Centre, AL, 35960-1599
  • (256) 927-3362
  • cherokeek12.org
  • Students: 3,972 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 50% in AL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.23

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