Cherokee Elementary School



Cherokee Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cherokee Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 48
1 50
2 38
3 45
4 43
5 59
6 38
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cherokee Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cherokee, AL in the Colbert County School District. It enrolls 339 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cherokee Elementary School is the 583rd largest public school in Alabama and the 38,067th largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 339
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,067th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 583rd out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 217th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 563rd out of 782

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Cherokee Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 172
(51%)
747
(51%)
 Female 167
(49%)
719
(49%)

Cherokee Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 283
(83%)
1,178
(80%)
 Black 31
(9%)
180
(12%)
 Two or More 12
(4%)
48
(3%)
 Hispanic 10
(3%)
49
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Cherokee Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 210
(62%)
864
(59%)
 Not Eligible 108
(32%)
495
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(6%)
107
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Cherokee Elementary School is ranked 439th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cherokee Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.1%) is higher than the state average of 53.9%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 285
2006 272
2007 340
2008 367
2009 364
2010 361
2011 352
2012 337
2013 350
2014 341
2015 339

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 13.9
2007 13.7
2008 14.6
2009 15.5
2010 14.2
2011 15
2012 11.8
2013 13.7
2014 14.8
2015 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64561403508772
2006 0.63602941176471
2007 0.62941176470588
2008 0.57493188010899
2009 0.61813186813187
2010 0.65927977839335
2011 0.73011363636364
2012 0.65281899109792
2013 0.71428571428571
2014 0.68328445747801
2015 0.68141592920354

Compare Cherokee Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 68.1%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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