Cherokee Heights Middle School

  • Cherokee Heights Middle School serves 475 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 27% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Cherokee Heights Middle School's student population of 475 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cherokee Heights Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cherokee Heights Middle School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#1727 out of 2,027 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
31%
12%
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Black
20%
9%
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White
37%
70%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cherokee Heights Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.730.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cherokee Heights Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison Metropolitan School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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