Cherokee Elementary School

Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Cherokee Elementary School serves 696 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Cherokee Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Cherokee Elementary School's student population of 696 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students696 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Cherokee Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Cherokee Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Cherokee Elementary School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1205 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
39%
15%
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Black
9%
37%
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White
46%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cherokee Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cherokee Elementary School is Harpst Academy (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cedartown Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northside Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cedartown Northside Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 497 students
    1.6 miles
    100 N Philpot St
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770) 748-4932
    1.6 PK-5 497
  • Cedartown Cedartown Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,022 student
    2.1 miles
    1664 Syble W Brannon Pkwy
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770) 749-8850
    2.1 6-8 1,022
  • Cedartown Harpst Academy Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-11 | 57 students
    2.1 miles
    740 Fletcher St
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770) 748-1500
    2.1 6-11 57
  • Cedartown Cedartown High School Math: 31% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,221 student
    2.5 miles
    167 Frank Lott Dr
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770) 748-0490
    2.5 9-12 1,221
  • Cedartown Westside Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 552 students
    2.5 miles
    51 Frank Lott Dr
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770) 748-0831
    2.5 PK-5 552

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