T C Cherry Elementary School

  • T C Cherry Elementary School serves 281 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • T C Cherry Elementary School's student population of 281 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • T C Cherry Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of T C Cherry Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#842 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
7%
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Black
16%
10%
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White
60%
77%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.600.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBowling Green Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to T C Cherry Elementary School is The Academy At 11th Street (0.8 miles away)
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