Cherokee County School District

221 W. Main St.
Canton, GA 30114
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

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 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 37 public schools serving 42,049 students in Cherokee County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Georgia.
Public Schools in Cherokee County School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Georgia public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
37 Schools
2,315 Schools
# Students
42,049 Students
1,744,208 Students
# Teachers
2,807 Teachers
117,250 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Cherokee County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 220 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (GA)
Overall District Rank
#29 out of 221 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cherokee County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
39%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cherokee County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.55
0.70
# American Indian Students
27 Students
3,504 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
856 Students
78,015 Students
% Asian Students
2%
5%
# Hispanic Students
8,993 Students
306,384 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
18%
# Black Students
3,238 Students
633,654 Students
% Black Students
8%
36%
# White Students
26,693 Students
643,632 Students
% White Students
64%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
15 Students
1,805 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,227 Students
77,009 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
577
46,839
# Students in K Grade:
2,857
121,861
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,909
121,992
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,928
124,041
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,056
125,014
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,067
126,719
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,099
128,811
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,099
130,871
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,309
136,904
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,379
140,530
# Students in 9th Grade:
4,097
160,653
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,546
137,060
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,155
125,123
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,971
117,790
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,263 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,373. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,379 is less than the state median of $13,233. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$558 MM
$40 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$521 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,263
$14,373
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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,379
$13,233
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 2020-21 school year data.

Best Cherokee County School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bascomb Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1335 Wyngate Pkwy
Woodstock, GA 30189
(770) 721-6630
Grades: PK-5
| 984 students
Rank: #22.
Sixes Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
20 Ridge Rd
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 721-5840
Grades: PK-5
| 709 students
Rank: #33.
Macedonia Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10370 E Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-1372
Grades: PK-5
| 784 students
Rank: #44.
Hickory Flat Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2755 E Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-1444
Grades: PK-5
| 872 students
Rank: #55.
Avery Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6391 E Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-1343
Grades: PK-5
| 1,079 students
Rank: #66.
Creekland Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1555 Owens Store Rd
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-4460
Grades: 6-8
| 1,489 students
Rank: #77.
Arnold Mill Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
710 Arnold Mill Rd
Woodstock, GA 30188
(770) 721-6470
Grades: PK-5
| 819 students
Rank: #88.
Mountain Road Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
615 Mountain Rd
Woodstock, GA 30188
(770) 721-8520
Grades: PK-5
| 405 students
Rank: #99.
Indian Knoll Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3635 Univeter Rd
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 721-6600
Grades: PK-5
| 874 students
Rank: #1010.
Little River Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3170 Trickum Rd
Woodstock, GA 30188
(770) 721-5940
Grades: PK-5
| 1,305 students
Rank: #1111.
Freedom Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10550 Bells Ferry Rd
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 704-1100
Grades: 6-8
| 964 students
Rank: #1212.
Liberty Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10500 Bells Ferry Rd
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 704-1300
Grades: PK-5
| 1,029 students
Rank: #1313.
Dean Rusk Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2761 E Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-1135
Grades: 6-8
| 1,497 students
Rank: #1414.
Mill Creek Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
442 Arnold Mill Rd
Woodstock, GA 30188
(770) 721-6400
Grades: 6-8
| 1,350 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Clark Creek Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3219 Hunt Rd
Acworth, GA 30102
(770) 721-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 1,107 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Woodstock Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
230 Rope Mill Rd
Woodstock, GA 30188
(770) 704-1320
Grades: PK-5
| 1,121 students
Rank: #1717.
Carmel Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2275 Bascomb Carmel Rd
Woodstock, GA 30189
(770) 704-1184
Grades: PK-5
| 938 students
Rank: #1818.
Johnston Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2031 E Cherokee Dr
Woodstock, GA 30188
(770) 721-8461
Grades: PK-5
| 495 students
Rank: #1919.
Woodstock Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2000 Towne Lake Hills South Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
(770) 721-3060
Grades: 6-8
| 1,090 students
Rank: #2020.
E. T. Booth Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6550 Putnam Ford Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
(770) 721-5500
Grades: 6-8
| 1,689 students
Rank: #2121.
J. Knox Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
151 River Bend Way
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 704-1265
Grades: PK-5
| 922 students
Rank: #2222.
Boston Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
105 Othello Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
(770) 704-1400
Grades: PK-5
| 608 students
Rank: #2323.
Free Home Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12525 Cumming Hwy
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 721-5960
Grades: PK-5
| 320 students
Rank: #2424.
Holly Springs Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1965 Hickory Rd
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-1420
Grades: PK-5
| 751 students
Rank: #2525.
Ball Ground Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
321 Valley St
Ball Ground, GA 30107
(770) 721-5900
Grades: PK-5
| 560 students
Rank: #2626.
Creekview High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1550 Owens Store Rd
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,060 students
Rank: #2727.
Cherokee High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
930 Marietta Hwy
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 721-5300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,940 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Clayton Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
221 Upper Burris Rd
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 721-5860
Grades: PK-5
| 285 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Oak Grove Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6118 Woodstock Rd
Acworth, GA 30102
(770) 721-8550
Grades: PK-5
| 499 students
Rank: #3030.
Sequoyah High School
Math: 26% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4485 Hickory Rd
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 721-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,087 students
Rank: #3131.
Teasley Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
151 Hickory Log Dr
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 721-5420
Grades: 6-8
| 1,708 students
Rank: #3232.
Woodstock High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2010 Towne Lake Hills South Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
(770) 721-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,151 students
Rank: #3333.
River Ridge High School
Math: 18% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
400 Arnold Mill Rd
Woodstock, GA 30188
(770) 721-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,928 students
Rank: #3434.
R. M. Moore Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1375 Puckett Rd
Waleska, GA 30183
(770) 704-1212
Grades: PK-5
| 982 students
Rank: #3535.
William G. Hasty- Sr. Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
205 Brown Industrial Pkwy
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 721-6555
Grades: PK-5
| 1,045 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Cherokee County School District?
Cherokee County School District manages 37 public schools serving 42,049 students.
What is the rank of Cherokee County School District?
Cherokee County School District is ranked #26 out of 220 school districts in Georgia (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Georgia school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Cherokee County School District?
64% of Cherokee County School District students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Cherokee County School District?
Cherokee County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the Georgia state average of 15:1.
What is Cherokee County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,379 is less than the state median of $13,233. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 37 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 42,049 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in GA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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