Cherokee Elementary School

Hwy 175 Spur
Hardy, AR 72542
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 586 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Cherokee Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 586 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • : Top 20% in AR
  • : 58% (Top 10%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Cherokee Elementary School's student population of 586 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
586 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Cherokee Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Cherokee Elementary School is 0.04, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
#194 out of 993 schools
(Top 20%)
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58%
36%
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40%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
14%
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Black
1%
20%
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White
98%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.04
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
12%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cherokee Elementary School's ranking?
Cherokee Elementary School is ranked #194 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Cherokee Elementary School often compared to?
Cherokee Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Salem Elementary School, Izard Co. Cons. Elem. School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
58% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Cherokee Elementary School?
586 students attend Cherokee Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Cherokee Elementary School students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cherokee Elementary School?
Cherokee Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Cherokee Elementary School offer ?
Cherokee Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Cherokee Elementary School part of?
Cherokee Elementary School is part of Highland School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 586 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 58% (Top 10%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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