1001 Liberty Ave
Bowling Green, KY 42104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
T C Cherry Elementary School serves 256 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
T C Cherry Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 256 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

T C Cherry Elementary School's student population of 256 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
256 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

T C Cherry Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of T C Cherry Elementary School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#887 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
22%
8%
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Black
19%
11%
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White
39%
75%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.75
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are T C Cherry Elementary School often compared to?

T C Cherry Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Potter Gray Elementary School, W R Mcneill Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% KY state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% KY state average).

How many students attend T C Cherry Elementary School?

256 students attend T C Cherry Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

39% of T C Cherry Elementary School students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 19% of students are Black, 12% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of T C Cherry Elementary School?

T C Cherry Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does T C Cherry Elementary School offer ?

T C Cherry Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is T C Cherry Elementary School part of?

T C Cherry Elementary School is part of Bowling Green Independent School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 256 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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