Cherokee Elementary School



Cherokee Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cherokee Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 103
1 120
2 108
3 119
4 139
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cherokee Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hardy, AR in the Highland School District. It enrolls 589 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cherokee Elementary School is the 100th largest public school in Arkansas and the 14,060th largest nationally. It has 15.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 589
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.67
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,060th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 100th out of 555
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 270th out of 555
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 73rd out of 555

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Cherokee Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 305
(52%)
511
(53%)
 Female 284
(48%)
445
(47%)

Cherokee Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 557
(95%)
910
(95%)
 Hispanic 22
(4%)
31
(3%)
 Black 5
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Cherokee Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 377
(64%)
586
(61%)
 Not Eligible 155
(26%)
261
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(10%)
109
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 555 ranked schools in Arkansas, Cherokee Elementary School is ranked 73rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cherokee Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 65.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Cherokee Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 569
2006 604
2007 598
2008 618
2009 594
2010 603
2011 602
2012 589

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 15.1
2007 14.2
2008 14.4
2009 13.7
2010 15.3
2011 15.2
2012 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64850615114235
2006 0.70364238410596
2007 0.66053511705686
2008 0.65857605177994
2009 0.68518518518519
2010 0.71144278606965
2011 0.7109634551495
2012 0.73684210526316

Compare Cherokee Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,441.1% 14.4:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 65.0%
 
This School 73.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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