Cherokee County High School

  • Cherokee County High School serves 470 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.
  • Cherokee County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Cherokee County High School's student population of 470 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students470 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Cherokee County High School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cherokee County High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cherokee County 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#866 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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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 Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
10%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
10%
33%
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White
78%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cherokee County 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
47%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cherokee County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherokee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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