Cherokee Elementary School



Cherokee Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cherokee Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 13
K 96
1 105
2 75
3 88
4 78
5 92
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cherokee Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Paradise Valley, AZ in the Scottsdale Unified School District. It enrolls 547 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cherokee Elementary School is the 553rd largest public school in Arizona and the 17,762nd largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 547
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,762nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 553rd out of 1,244
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 100th out of 932
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 196th out of 932

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Cherokee Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 299
(55%)
7,855
(52%)
 Female 248
(45%)
7,384
(48%)

Cherokee Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 428
(78%)
9,902
(65%)
 Hispanic 62
(11%)
3,283
(22%)
 Asian 40
(7%)
775
(5%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
266
(2%)
 Black 6
(1%)
601
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
381
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
31
(0%)

Cherokee Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 502
(92%)
11,432
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 42
(8%)
3,324
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
483
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,039 ranked schools in Arizona, Cherokee Elementary School is ranked 885th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cherokee Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.6%. 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 601
2006 521
2007 546
2008 562
2009 588
2010 585
2011 579
2012 564
2013 551
2014 500
2015 547

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 14.2
2007 12.3
2008 14.8
2009 14.9
2010 15.4
2011 13
2012 15.2
2013 14.7
2014 15.7
2015 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.023294509151414
2006 0.032629558541267
2007 0.043956043956044
2008 0.053380782918149
2009 0.027210884353741
2010 0.07008547008547
2011 0.060449050086356
2012 0.078014184397163
2013 0.083484573502722
2014 0.07
2015 0.082266910420475

Compare Cherokee Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,783.9% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.2%
 
State Average 53.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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