Cherokee

  • Cherokee serves 48 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cherokee placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida 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 7:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Cherokee places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Cherokee's student population of 48 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students48 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Cherokee
Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cherokee is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Cherokee is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#3452 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cherokee and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio7:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cherokee and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
46%
22%
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White
15%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cherokee and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Cherokee and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cherokee. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.670.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cherokee and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOrange School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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