Cherokee Elementary School



Cherokee Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cherokee Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 48
K 94
1 94
2 78
3 86
4 67
5 96
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cherokee Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cedartown, GA in the Polk County School District. It enrolls 563 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cherokee Elementary School is the 740th largest public school in Georgia and the 16,010th largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 563
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,010th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 740th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 257th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 567th out of 1,342

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Cherokee Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 310
(55%)
2,958
(52%)
 Female 253
(45%)
2,732
(48%)

Cherokee Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 261
(46%)
3,522
(62%)
 Hispanic 235
(42%)
1,103
(19%)
 Black 48
(9%)
807
(14%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
204
(4%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
36
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Cherokee Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 398
(71%)
3,723
(65%)
 Not Eligible 135
(24%)
1,646
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(5%)
321
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Cherokee Elementary School is ranked 501st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cherokee Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.0%) is higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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 714
2006 747
2007 843
2008 801
2009 846
2010 536
2011 565
2012 563

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 13
2007 13.8
2008 13.4
2009 14.1
2010 13.2
2011 14.3
2012 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68207282913165
2006 0.62918340026774
2007 0.66548042704626
2008 0.71285892634207
2009 0.73286052009456
2010 0.74813432835821
2011 0.77699115044248
2012 0.76021314387211

Compare Cherokee Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 76.0%
 

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Cherokee Elementary School
Cedartown, GA
Public PK - 05 563 13.7:1  
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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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