Cherokee Middle School
Cherokee Middle School serves 924 students in grades 6-8.
Cherokee Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).
Cherokee Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Cherokee Middle School's student population of 924 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Cherokee Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cherokee Middle School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#419 out of 2091 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education
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