Cherokee Elementary



Cherokee Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cherokee Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 17
1 17
2 14
3 17
4 21
5 20
6 22
7 56
8 50
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cherokee Elementary is a public elementary school located in Cherokee, KS in the Cherokee School District. It enrolls 234 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cherokee Elementary is the 509th largest public school in Kansas and the 46,251st largest nationally. It has 12.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 234
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,251st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 509th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 207th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 444th out of 692

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Cherokee Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 129
(55%)
226
(51%)
 Female 105
(45%)
215
(49%)

Cherokee Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 219
(94%)
421
(95%)
 Hispanic 8
(3%)
10
(2%)
 Black 3
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Cherokee Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 118
(50%)
236
(54%)
 Not Eligible 84
(36%)
144
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(14%)
61
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Cherokee Elementary is ranked 335th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cherokee Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 244
2006 236
2007 224
2008 228
2009 218
2010 209
2011 257
2012 234

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 12.2
2007 11.8
2008 12.7
2009 12
2010 13.7
2011 12.8
2012 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45901639344262
2006 0.48305084745763
2007 0.47767857142857
2008 0.50438596491228
2009 0.58256880733945
2010 0.58373205741627
2011 0.60700389105058
2012 0.64102564102564

Compare Cherokee Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 64.1%
 

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Cherokee Elementary
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Public KG - 08 234 12.6:1  
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Public KG - 05 352 14.1:1 10 miles
Frontenac Junior High School
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Public 06 - 08 211 13.8:1 11 miles
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Public KG - 06 83 9.2:1 11 miles
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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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