Cherokee Elementary School

4102 Scovel Rd
Pascagoula, MS 39581
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Cherokee Elementary School serves 245 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Cherokee Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Cherokee Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Cherokee Elementary School's student population of 245 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students245 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Cherokee Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Cherokee Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#207 out of 825 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
22%
4%
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Black
40%
48%
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White
30%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.700.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePascagoula-Gautier School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cherokee Elementary School is Pascagoula High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William M Colmer Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jackson Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pascagoula Jackson Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 333 students
    0.6 miles
    3203 Lanier Street
    Pascagoula, MS 39581
    (228) 938-6554
    0.6 PK-4 333
  • Pascagoula William M Colmer Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 606 students
    0.6 miles
    3112 Eden Street
    Pascagoula, MS 39581
    (228) 938-6473
    0.6 7-8 606
  • Pascagoula Arlington Heights Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 345 students
    0.7 miles
    3511 Arlington Street
    Pascagoula, MS 39581
    (228) 938-6552
    0.7 PK-4 345
  • Pascagoula Eastlawn Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-4 | 284 students
    1.1 miles
    2611 Ingalls Ave
    Pascagoula, MS 39567
    (228) 938-6431
    1.1 K-4 284
  • Pascagoula Exceptional School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: Inquire with school | 38 students
    1.3 miles
    4311 Hospital Road
    Pascagoula, MS 39581
    (228) 762-1457
    1.3 Inquire with school 38

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