Cherokee Elementary School

  • Cherokee Elementary School serves 287 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Cherokee Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 55%.

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 287 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students287 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cherokee Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 840 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cherokee Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#116 out of 840 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
31%
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 Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
27%
3%
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Black
35%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cherokee Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
36%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cherokee Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
1%
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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 MS.
Diversity Score0.680.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
70%
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 Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePascagoula School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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