Cherokee County School District

221 W. Main St.
Canton, GA 30114
(District boundaries shown in map)
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 7 public high schools serving 13,769 students in Cherokee County School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public high schools in Georgia.
Public High Schools in Cherokee County School District have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the Georgia public high school average of 24%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 32% statewide average).
Public High School in Cherokee County School District have a Graduation Rate of 91%, which is more than the Georgia average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Creekview High School, with 95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Georgia or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public high school average of 62% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (GA)
# Schools
37 Schools
521 Schools
# Students
42,049 Students
569,146 Students
# Teachers
2,807 Teachers
33,706 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)
#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.
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.
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.
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:

0.55
0.70
# American Indian Students
27 Students
1,146 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
856 Students
25,364 Students
% Asian Students
2%
4%
# Hispanic Students
8,993 Students
96,392 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
17%
# Black Students
3,238 Students
207,638 Students
% Black Students
8%
37%
# White Students
26,693 Students
216,687 Students
% White Students
64%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
15 Students
647 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,227 Students
21,156 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
577
328
# Students in K Grade:
2,857
1,299
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,909
1,429
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,928
1,464
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,056
1,744
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,067
1,914
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,099
2,429
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,099
4,172
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,309
5,008
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,379
8,733
# 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 $14,333. 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 $13,458. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (GA)
Total Revenue
$558 MM
$24,999 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
$23,473 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
$14,333
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cherokee County  School District and 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
$13,458
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cherokee County  School District and 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 High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
Etowah High School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6565 Putnam Ford Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
(770) 721-3120
Grades: 9-12
| 2,449 students
Rank: n/an/a
Igrad Virtual School
8871 Knox Bridge Hwy
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 721-8429
Grades: 9-12
| 154 students

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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%
  • : 91% (Top 50% in GA)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 46% (Top 20%)
  • : 48% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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