Cherokee County School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 14 public schools managed by Cherokee County School District serving 3,414 students in Andrews, North Carolina.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina state average of 51%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Cherokee County School District (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Andrews Andrews Elementary School
    205 Jean Christy Ave.
    Andrews, NC 28901
    (828)321-4415

    Grades: PK-5 | 337 students
  • Andrews Andrews High School
    50 High School Drive
    Andrews, NC 28901
    (828)321-5415

    Grades: 9-12 | 247 students
  • Andrews Andrews Middle School
    2750 Business Hwy 19
    Andrews, NC 28901
    (828)321-5762

    Grades: 6-8 | 192 students
  • Murphy Hiwassee Dam Elementary Middle School
    337 Blue Eagle Circle
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828)644-5115

    Grades: PK-8 | 172 students
  • Murphy Hiwassee Dam High School
    267 Blue Eagle Circle
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828)644-5115

    Grades: 9-12 | 188 students
  • Marble Marble Elementary School
    2230 Airport Road
    Marble, NC 28905
    (828)837-5485

    Grades: PK-5 | 113 students
  • Murphy Martins Creek Elementary/mid
    1459 Tobe Stalcup Road
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828)837-2831

    Grades: PK-8 | 223 students
  • Murphy Murphy Elementary School
    315 Valley River Avenue
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828)837-2424

    Grades: PK-5 | 469 students
  • Murphy Murphy High School
    234 High School Circle
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828)837-2426

    Grades: 9-12 | 503 students
  • Murphy Murphy Middle School
    65 Middle School Drive
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828)837-0160

    Grades: 6-8 | 310 students
  • Murphy The Oaks Academy Alternative School
    4533 Martins Creek Road
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828)837-6775

    Grades: 6-12 | 60 students
  • Murphy Peachtree Elementary School
    30 Upper Peachtree Road
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828)837-2479

    Grades: PK-5 | 165 students
  • Murphy Ranger Elementary Middle School
    101 Hardy Truett Road
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828)644-5111

    Grades: PK-8 | 289 students
  • Murphy Tri-county Early College High School
    4650 E Us 64 Alt.
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828)835-4318

    Grades: 9-13 | 146 students

Overview

School District NameCherokee County School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students3,232 students
# of Teachers244 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
# of Male Students1,639 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students1,593 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.23
# of American Indian Students48 students
% American Indian Students
1%
# of Asian Students21 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students189 students
% Hispanic Students
6%
# of Black Students51 students
% Black Students
2%
# of White Students2,814 students
% White Students
87%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students109 students
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:115
# of Students in Kindergarten:226
# of Students in 1st Grade:250
# of Students in 2nd Grade:236
# of Students in 3rd Grade:258
# of Students in 4th Grade:232
# of Students in 5th Grade:247
# of Students in 6th Grade:253
# of Students in 7th Grade:201
# of Students in 8th Grade:259
# of Students in 9th Grade:271
# of Students in 10th Grade:256
# of Students in 11th Grade:231
# of Students in 12th Grade:191
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Cherokee County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 272 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
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 NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
46%
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 NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cherokee County School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,589 is higher than the state average of $9,693. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,284 is higher than the state average of $9,473. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
Total Revenue$38 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cherokee County School District and average revenue for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$37 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Cherokee County School District and average spending for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,589$9,693
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cherokee County School District and average revenue per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,284$9,473
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cherokee County School District and average spending per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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