Cherokee Central High School

  • Cherokee Central High School serves 628 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Cherokee Central High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.

Top Placements

Cherokee Central High School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Cherokee Central High School's student population of 628 students has grown by 39% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students628 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • Cherokee Central High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 147 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The diversity score of Cherokee Central High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#76 out of 147 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cherokee Central High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cherokee Central High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
American Indian
100%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Cherokee Central High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cherokee Central High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.000.68
Graduation Rate70-74%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Cherokee Central High School and public school graduation rate of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cherokee Central High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherokee Central High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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