Cherokee Bend Elementary School

4400 Fair Oaks Dr
Birmingham, AL 35213
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 1%
Serving 567 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Cherokee Bend Elementary School ranks in the top 1% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 567 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : Top 1% in AL
  • : 77% (Top 1%)
  • : 88% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Cherokee Bend Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Cherokee Bend Elementary School's student population of 567 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
567 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Cherokee Bend Elementary School ranks within the top 1% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cherokee Bend Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
#3 out of 1276 schools
(Top 1%)
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77%
24%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cherokee Bend Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
88%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
n/a
32%
White
94%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
44%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cherokee Bend Elementary School's ranking?
Cherokee Bend Elementary School is ranked #3 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Cherokee Bend Elementary School often compared to?
Cherokee Bend Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Crestline Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
77% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 88% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Cherokee Bend Elementary School?
567 students attend Cherokee Bend Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Cherokee Bend Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cherokee Bend Elementary School?
Cherokee Bend Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Cherokee Bend Elementary School offer ?
Cherokee Bend Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Cherokee Bend Elementary School part of?
Cherokee Bend Elementary School is part of Mountain Brook City School District.

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Last Day for Students Early Dismissal
May 22, 2024 (Wednesday)
Last Day for Teachers
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 567 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • : Top 1%
  • : 77% (Top 1%)
  • : 88% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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