Cherokee Ridge Elementary School

  • Cherokee Ridge Elementary School serves 639 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 38% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cherokee Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Cherokee Ridge Elementary School's student population of 639 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students639 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cherokee Ridge Elementary 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cherokee Ridge Elementary School is 0.22, 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 School Rank#1003 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cherokee Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
2%
16%
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Black
6%
37%
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White
88%
39%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cherokee Ridge Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.220.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cherokee Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalker County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I absolutely love cherokee ridge. Mrs. Vann is the best!! Every teacher and office staff knows my children by name. I would highly recommend this school!! I am so upset my son is going to middle school next year. Thanks cherokee ridge staff for everything yall have done!!
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5  
This school is a perfect place for many children any age,color,size,etc. I believe children that are brought up in this school have experience of both education and fun. Any student such as I will get experiences of a life time! So this school is perfect if you want your child to go there
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