Cherokee High School

  • Cherokee High School serves 1,077 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cherokee High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Cherokee High School's student population of 1,077 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,077 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cherokee High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cherokee High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#1123 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
10%
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Black
1%
22%
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White
95%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.120.55
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Graduation Rate
96%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cherokee High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cherokee High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawkins County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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