Cherokee Ridge Elementary School

  • Cherokee Ridge Elementary School serves 651 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Cherokee Ridge Elementary School's student population of 651 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students651 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cherokee Ridge Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cherokee Ridge Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1034 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cherokee Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
41%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
1%
15%
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Black
5%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cherokee Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
90%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cherokee Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.190.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cherokee Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalker County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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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