Cherokee High School

  • Cherokee High School serves 272 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cherokee High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Cherokee High School's student population of 272 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students272 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cherokee High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Cherokee High School is 0.31, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank#806 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
13%
33%
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White
82%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.310.59
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColbert County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cherokee Cherokee Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 334 students
    0.3 miles
    1305 North Pike
    Cherokee, AL 35616
    (256) 359-6422
    0.3 PK-6 334
  • Waterloo Waterloo High School
    Grades: PK-12 | 349 students
    12.0 miles
    311 Schoolhouse Ln
    Waterloo, AL 35677
    (256) 766-3100
    12.0 PK-12 349
  • Tuscumbia New Bethel Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 146 students
    13.4 miles
    900 New Bethel School Rd
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    (256) 383-6471
    13.4 PK-6 146
  • Florence Central High School
    Grades: PK-12 | 1,369 student
    13.5 miles
    3000 County Road 200
    Florence, AL 35633
    (256) 764-2903
    13.5 PK-12 1,369
  • Iuka Iuka Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 384 students
    13.5 miles
    507 West Quitman
    Iuka, MS 38852
    (662) 423-3316
    13.5 5-8 384

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