Cherokee Elementary School

  • Cherokee Elementary School serves 696 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 28% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Cherokee Elementary School's student population of 696 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students696 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cherokee Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cherokee Elementary School is 0.62, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#962 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
40%
15%
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Black
8%
37%
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White
47%
40%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cherokee Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.620.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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    Grades: PK-5 | 476 students
    1.6 miles
    100 N Philpot St
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)748-4932
    1.6 PK-5 476
  • Cedartown Cedartown Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 940 students
    2.1 miles
    1664 Syble Brannan Parkway
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)749-8850
    2.1 6-8 940
  • Cedartown Harpst Academy Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 60 students
    2.1 miles
    740 Fletcher St
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)748-1500
    2.1 7-12 60
  • Cedartown Cedartown High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1238 students
    2.5 miles
    167 Frank Lott Dr
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)748-0490
    2.5 9-12 1238
  • Cedartown Westside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 567 students
    2.5 miles
    51 Frank Lott Dr
    Cedartown, GA 30125
    (770)748-0831
    2.5 PK-5 567

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