Cherokee Elementary School
Cherokee Elementary School serves 564 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Cherokee Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Students: 564 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Minority Enrollment: 28%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in MI
- Math Proficiency: 48% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 44% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
Cherokee Elementary School's student population of 564 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
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Cherokee Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cherokee Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1474 out of 3120 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
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