Cherokee School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 506 students in Cherokee School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Cherokee School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 37% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Cherokee School District are Southeast Elementary School, Southeast Junior High School and Southeast High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Cherokee School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Cherokee School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,322 Schools
# Students
506 Students
490,702 Students
# Teachers
37 Teachers
34,009 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Cherokee School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-89% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#165 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cherokee  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cherokee  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cherokee  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cherokee  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.18
0.54
# American Indian Students
5 Students
4,268 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
13,924 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
19 Students
96,486 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
20%
# Black Students
7 Students
33,739 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# White Students
458 Students
315,772 Students
% White Students
91%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
937 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
15 Students
25,576 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
23
18,630
# Students in K Grade:
35
35,465
# Students in 1st Grade:
28
35,410
# Students in 2nd Grade:
31
36,289
# Students in 3rd Grade:
29
36,729
# Students in 4th Grade:
32
37,562
# Students in 5th Grade:
29
37,566
# Students in 6th Grade:
41
36,694
# Students in 7th Grade:
38
36,111
# Students in 8th Grade:
48
36,173
# Students in 9th Grade:
35
37,382
# Students in 10th Grade:
42
35,769
# Students in 11th Grade:
44
34,526
# Students in 12th Grade:
51
33,966
# Ungraded Students:
-
2,430

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,986 is higher than the state median of $15,467. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,779 is higher than the state median of $14,392. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$8 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cherokee  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$8 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Cherokee  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,986
$15,467
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cherokee  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,779
$14,392
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cherokee  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Cherokee School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Southeast Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
303 S Humbert
Weir, KS 66781
(620) 396-8211
Grades: PK-4
| 178 students
Rank: #22.
Southeast Junior High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
206 W Magnolia
Cherokee, KS 66724
(620) 457-8315
Grades: 5-8
| 156 students
Rank: #33.
Southeast High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
126 W 400 Hwy
Cherokee, KS 66724
(620) 457-8365
Grades: 9-12
| 172 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 506 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Top 50% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.18

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