Cherokee Elementary School



Cherokee Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cherokee Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 50
1 79
2 71
3 74
4 62
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 Lake Forest, IL in the Lake Forest School District 67. It enrolls 336 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cherokee Elementary School is the 1,577th largest public school in Illinois and the 37,961st largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 336
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,961st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,577th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,080th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,409th out of 2,345

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Cherokee Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 170
(51%)
684
(49%)
 Male 166
(49%)
703
(51%)

Cherokee Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 300
(89%)
1,233
(89%)
 Asian 14
(4%)
64
(5%)
 Two or More 14
(4%)
32
(2%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
40
(3%)
 Black 3
(1%)
18
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Cherokee Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 328
(98%)
1,360
(98%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 8
(2%)
27
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Cherokee Elementary School is ranked 2,505th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cherokee Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (2.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 421
2006 420
2007 418
2008 397
2009 377
2010 355
2011 361
2012 336

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 13.1
2007 12.7
2008 12.8
2009 12.9
2010 12.1
2011 12.8
2012 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.019390581717452
2012 0.023809523809524

Compare Cherokee Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 2.4%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Cherokee Elementary School
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Public KG - 04 336 13.8:1  
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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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