Cherokee High School

  • Cherokee High School serves 2,708 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cherokee High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

Top Placements

Cherokee High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Cherokee High School's student population of 2,708 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 165 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,708 students
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Total Classroom Teachers165 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cherokee High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Cherokee High School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank#810 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
22%
15%
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Black
8%
37%
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White
66%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.510.69
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Graduation Rate
79%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherokee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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