3300 Highway 79 S
Guntersville, AL 35976
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Cherokee Elementary School serves 433 students in grades 3-5.
Cherokee Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Cherokee Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Cherokee Elementary School's student population of 433 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
433 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Cherokee Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cherokee Elementary School is 0.40, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#164 out of 1263 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
9%
33%
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White
77%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 433 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.40 (Btm 50%)

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