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For the 2021 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 7,963 students in Cherokee County, OK. Cherokee County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Oklahoma.
The top ranked public schools in Cherokee County, OK are Heritage Elementary School, Woodall Public School and Tahlequah Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cherokee County, OK public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Oklahoma public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 35% statewide average). Schools in Cherokee County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Oklahoma public schools.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Oklahoma public school average of 51% (majority Hispanic and American Indian).

Best Cherokee County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Heritage Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    333 Southridge Rd
    Tahlequah, OK 74464
    (918) 458-4180

    Grades: K-5 | 512 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Woodall Public School Math: 40% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    14090 West 835 Road
    Tahlequah, OK 74464
    (918) 456-1581

    Grades: PK-8 | 493 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Tahlequah Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    871 Pendleton
    Tahlequah, OK 74464
    (918) 458-4140

    Grades: 6-8 | 648 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Keys Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    19061 East 840 Road
    Park Hill, OK 74451
    (918) 456-4501

    Grades: PK-8 | 480 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Cherokee Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    800 E Goingsnake
    Tahlequah, OK 74464
    (918) 458-4110

    Grades: K-5 | 425 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Shady Grove Public School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    11042 West Shady Grove Road
    Hulbert, OK 74441
    (918) 772-2511

    Grades: PK-8 | 161 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Peggs Public School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    10821 West Hickory Ave
    Peggs, OK 74452
    (918) 598-3412

    Grades: PK-8 | 232 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Grand View Public School Math: 25% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    15481 North Jarvis Road
    Tahlequah, OK 74464
    (918) 456-5131

    Grades: PK-8 | 575 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Hulbert Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    316 Rider Lane
    Hulbert, OK 74441
    (918) 772-2501

    Grades: PK-5 | 260 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Keys High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    26622 South 520 Road
    Park Hill, OK 74451
    (918) 458-1835

    Grades: 9-12 | 323 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Greenwood Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 E Ross
    Tahlequah, OK 74464
    (918) 458-4120

    Grades: K-5 | 552 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Norwood Public School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7966 West 790 Road
    Hulbert, OK 74441
    (918) 478-3092

    Grades: PK-8 | 146 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Tenkiller Public School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    26106 East 863 Road
    Welling, OK 74471
    (918) 457-5996

    Grades: PK-8 | 301 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Tahlequah High School Math: 20% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    591 Pendleton Street
    Tahlequah, OK 74464
    (918) 458-4150

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,233 student
  • Rank: #1515.
    Briggs Public School Math: 22% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    17210 South 569 Road
    Tahlequah, OK 74464
    (918) 456-4221

    Grades: PK-8 | 460 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Hulbert Middle School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    316 Rider Lane
    Hulbert, OK 74441
    (918) 772-2501

    Grades: 6-8 | 117 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Lowrey Public School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    21132 East 640 Road
    Tahlequah, OK 74464
    (918) 456-4053

    Grades: PK-8 | 148 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Cherokee Immersion Charter School Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    16951 W Cherokee St
    Tahlequah, OK 74465
    (918) 207-4900

    Grades: PK-8 | 114 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Hulbert Junior Senior High School (sr) Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    316 Rider Lane
    Hulbert, OK 74441
    (918) 772-2501

    Grades: 9-12 | 189 students
  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.425 South College
    Tahlequah, OK 74464
    (918) 458-4130

    Grades: PK | 204 students
  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.P.o. Box 520
    Tahlequah, OK 74465
    (918) 453-5400

    Grades: 9-12 | 390 students
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