Cherokee Co High School

  • Cherokee Co High School serves 496 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Cherokee Co High School's student population of 496 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students496 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cherokee Co High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cherokee Co High School is 0.37, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1135 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
9%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
11%
33%
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White
78%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cherokee Co High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.370.59
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Graduation Rate90-94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherokee County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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