Cherokee Bend Elementary School

4400 Fair Oaks Dr
Birmingham, AL 35213
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
Cherokee Bend Elementary School serves 457 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Cherokee Bend Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 92% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Cherokee Bend Elementary School's student population of 457 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Cherokee Bend Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Cherokee Bend Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#4 out of 1270 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
n/a
33%
White
97%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.060.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
50%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMountain Brook City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cherokee Bend Elementary School is Mountain Brook High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Birmingham Mountain Brook High School Math: 91% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,051 student
    1.3 miles
    3650 Bethune Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35223
    (205) 414-3800
    1.3 10-12 1,051
  • Birmingham We Putnam Middle Schoolmagnet Magnet School
    Math: 8% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 324 students
    1.3 miles
    1757 Montclair Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35210
    (205) 231-8680
    1.3 6-8 324
  • Birmingham Irondale Community School Math: 32% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 417 students
    1.8 miles
    225 16th St S
    Birmingham, AL 35210
    (205) 379-4200
    1.8 3-5 417
  • Birmingham Crestline Elementary School Math: 94% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-6 | 751 students
    2.0 miles
    3785 Jackson Blvd
    Birmingham, AL 35213
    (205) 871-8126
    2 PK-6 751
  • Birmingham Brookwood Forest Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 546 students
    2.1 miles
    3701 S Brookwood Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35223
    (205) 414-3700
    2.1 PK-6 546

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