Cherokee School District

506 South Smelter
Cherokee, KS 66724-5015
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public middle school serving 134 students in Cherokee School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Kansas.
Public Middle School in Cherokee School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Kansas public middle school average of 23%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 30% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public middle school average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
3 Schools
449 Schools
# Students
451 Students
141,425 Students
# Teachers
42 Teachers
10,414 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

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 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KS)
#186 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cherokee  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
23%
28%
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 2020-21 school year data.
32%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
≥90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cherokee  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.19
0.54
# American Indian Students
7 Students
1,159 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
3,603 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
15 Students
28,490 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
20%
# Black Students
2 Students
8,776 Students
% Black Students
1%
6%
# White Students
406 Students
91,425 Students
% White Students
90%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
285 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
20 Students
7,687 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
24
1,185
# Students in K Grade:
24
1,652
# Students in 1st Grade:
27
1,876
# Students in 2nd Grade:
32
1,933
# Students in 3rd Grade:
25
2,059
# Students in 4th Grade:
35
2,515
# Students in 5th Grade:
30
4,252
# Students in 6th Grade:
35
26,729
# Students in 7th Grade:
34
36,432
# Students in 8th Grade:
35
37,168
# Students in 9th Grade:
37
6,450
# Students in 10th Grade:
41
6,100
# Students in 11th Grade:
36
6,047
# Students in 12th Grade:
36
6,260
# Ungraded Students:
-
767

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,545 is higher than the state median of $16,220. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,891 is higher than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$8 MM
$7,774 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$8 MM
$8,211 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,545
$16,220
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cherokee  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,891
$17,133
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cherokee  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Cherokee School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Southeast Middle School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
206 W Magnolia
Cherokee, KS 66724
(620) 457-8315
Grades: 5-8
| 134 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 451 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • : ≥90% (Top 20% in KS)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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