Cherokee County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 36 public schools serving 41,373 students in Cherokee County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Cherokee County School District have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Georgia public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Cherokee County School District are Bascomb Elementary School, Hickory Flat Elementary School and Avery Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Cherokee County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 62% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Cherokee County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Cherokee County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
36 Schools
2,303 Schools
# Students
41,373 Students
1,726,900 Students
# Teachers
2,688 Teachers
115,656 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Cherokee County School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 210 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#15 out of 213 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cherokee County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cherokee County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cherokee County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cherokee County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.53
0.70
# American Indian Students
41 Students
3,323 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
806 Students
76,953 Students
% Asian Students
2%
5%
# Hispanic Students
8,564 Students
295,008 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
17%
# Black Students
3,096 Students
627,927 Students
% Black Students
7%
36%
# White Students
26,845 Students
650,578 Students
% White Students
65%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
16 Students
1,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,005 Students
71,973 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
566
43,538
# Students in K Grade:
2,603
113,895
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,781
122,289
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,900
123,347
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,928
124,751
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,965
126,550
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,017
129,387
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,168
133,849
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,288
138,297
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,431
139,887
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,972
148,039
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,494
139,271
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,228
125,422
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,032
118,378
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,774 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,105. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,039 is less than the state median of $12,237. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$487 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cherokee County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$457 MM
$37 MM
This chart display total spending of Cherokee County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,774
$12,105
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cherokee County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,039
$12,237
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cherokee County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in GA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Cherokee County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bascomb Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1335 Wyngate Pkwy
Woodstock, GA 30189
(770) 721-6630
Grades: PK-5
| 906 students
Rank: #22.
Hickory Flat Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
2755 E Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-1444
Grades: PK-5
| 745 students
Rank: #33.
Avery Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6391 E Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-1343
Grades: PK-5
| 977 students
Rank: #44.
Macedonia Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10370 E Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-1372
Grades: PK-5
| 758 students
Rank: #55.
Liberty Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10500 Bells Ferry Rd
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 704-1300
Grades: PK-5
| 1,006 students
Rank: #66.
Mountain Road Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
615 Mountain Rd
Woodstock, GA 30188
(770) 721-8520
Grades: PK-5
| 391 students
Rank: #77.
Creekview High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1550 Owens Store Rd
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,090 students
Rank: #88.
Sixes Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
20 Ridge Rd
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 721-5840
Grades: PK-5
| 682 students
Rank: #99.
Creekland Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
1555 Owens Store Rd
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-4460
Grades: 6-8
| 1,476 students
Rank: #1010.
Little River Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
3170 Trickum Rd
Woodstock, GA 30188
(770) 721-5940
Grades: PK-5
| 1,332 students
Rank: #1111.
Arnold Mill Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
710 Arnold Mill Rd
Woodstock, GA 30188
(770) 721-6470
Grades: PK-5
| 724 students
Rank: #1212.
Indian Knoll Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3635 Univeter Rd
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 721-6600
Grades: PK-5
| 854 students
Rank: #1313.
Woodstock Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
230 Rope Mill Rd
Woodstock, GA 30188
(770) 704-1320
Grades: PK-5
| 1,063 students
Rank: #1414.
Freedom Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10550 Bells Ferry Rd
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 704-1100
Grades: 6-8
| 1,049 students
Rank: #1515.
Dean Rusk Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2761 E Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-1135
Grades: 6-8
| 1,520 students
Rank: #1616.
Sequoyah High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4485 Hickory Rd
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 721-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,089 students
Rank: #1717.
River Ridge High School
Math: 56% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
400 Arnold Mill Rd
Woodstock, GA 30188
(770) 721-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,970 students
Rank: #1818.
Etowah High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
6565 Putnam Ford Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
(770) 721-3120
Grades: 9-12
| 2,492 students
Rank: #1919.
Holly Springs Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1965 Hickory Rd
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-1420
Grades: PK-5
| 716 students
Rank: #2020.
E. T. Booth Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6550 Putnam Ford Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
(770) 721-5500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,736 students
Rank: #2121.
Woodstock High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
2010 Towne Lake Hills South Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
(770) 721-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,212 students
Rank: #2222.
Clark Creek Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3219 Hunt Rd
Acworth, GA 30102
(770) 721-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 1,154 students
Rank: #2323.
Boston Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
105 Othello Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
(770) 704-1400
Grades: PK-5
| 609 students
Rank: #2424.
Mill Creek Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
442 Arnold Mill Rd
Woodstock, GA 30188
(770) 721-6400
Grades: 6-8
| 1,393 students
Rank: #2525.
Johnston Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2031 E Cherokee Dr
Woodstock, GA 30188
(770) 721-8461
Grades: PK-5
| 525 students
Rank: #2626.
Woodstock Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2000 Towne Lake Hills South Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
(770) 721-3060
Grades: 6-8
| 1,139 students
Rank: #2727.
Free Home Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12525 Cumming Hwy
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 721-5960
Grades: PK-5
| 280 students
Rank: #2828.
Carmel Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2275 Bascomb Carmel Rd
Woodstock, GA 30189
(770) 704-1184
Grades: PK-5
| 1,000 students
Rank: #2929.
J. Knox Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
151 River Bend Way
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 704-1265
Grades: PK-5
| 902 students
Rank: #3030.
Clayton Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
221 Upper Burris Rd
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 721-5860
Grades: PK-5
| 253 students
Rank: #3131.
Oak Grove Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6118 Woodstock Rd
Acworth, GA 30102
(770) 721-8550
Grades: PK-5
| 447 students
Rank: #3232.
Cherokee High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
930 Marietta Hwy
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 721-5300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,873 students
Rank: #3333.
Ball Ground Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
321 Valley St
Ball Ground, GA 30107
(770) 721-5900
Grades: PK-5
| 537 students
Rank: #3434.
Teasley Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
151 Hickory Log Dr
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 721-5420
Grades: 6-8
| 1,574 students
Rank: #3535.
R. M. Moore Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1375 Puckett Rd
Waleska, GA 30183
(770) 704-1212
Grades: PK-5
| 900 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Cherokee County
  • 221 W. Main St., Canton, GA, 30114
  • (770) 479-1871
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 41,373 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 50% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53

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