Cherokee Ridge Elementary



Cherokee Ridge Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cherokee Ridge Elementary Students by Grade
PK 51
K 140
1 129
2 118
3 114
4 121
5 114
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cherokee Ridge Elementary is a public elementary school located in Chickamauga, GA in the Walker County School District. It enrolls 787 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cherokee Ridge Elementary is the 281st largest public school in Georgia and the 4,438th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 787
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,438th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 281st out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 867th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 296th out of 1,342

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Cherokee Ridge Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 455
(58%)
3,486
(53%)
 Female 332
(42%)
3,098
(47%)

Cherokee Ridge Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 689
(88%)
5,764
(88%)
 Black 39
(5%)
334
(5%)
 Two or More 36
(5%)
268
(4%)
 Hispanic 17
(2%)
183
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
23
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Cherokee Ridge Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 525
(67%)
4,196
(64%)
 Not Eligible 162
(21%)
1,636
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 100
(13%)
752
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Cherokee Ridge Elementary is ranked 154th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cherokee Ridge Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.4%) 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 Ridge Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 864
2006 821
2007 882
2008 853
2009 854
2010 802
2011 783
2012 787

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 13.5
2007 15.1
2008 14.2
2009 15
2010 15
2011 15.4
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63773148148148
2006 0.66626065773447
2007 0.66893424036281
2008 0.70808909730363
2009 0.7423887587822
2010 0.76558603491272
2011 0.79310344827586
2012 0.79415501905972

Compare Cherokee Ridge Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 79.4%
 

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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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