Cherokee Elementary School

  • Cherokee Elementary School serves 429 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Cherokee Elementary School's student population of 429 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students429 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cherokee Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cherokee Elementary School is 0.36, 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#262 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cherokee Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
8%
33%
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White
79%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cherokee Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
2%
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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 AL.
Diversity Score0.360.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cherokee Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGuntersville City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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