Cherokee High School



Cherokee High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cherokee High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 57
8 58
9 51
10 50
11 55
12 41

Cherokee High School is a public high school of the Colbert County School District located in Cherokee, AL. It has 312 students in grades 7th through 12th. Cherokee High School is the 345th largest public high school in Alabama and the 14,221st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.2 to 1.

Total Students: 312
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.5

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Cherokee High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 158
(51%)
694
(53%)
 Female 154
(49%)
606
(47%)

Cherokee High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 269
(86%)
1,083
(83%)
 Black 27
(9%)
168
(13%)
 Hispanic 9
(3%)
28
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Cherokee High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 179
(57%)
735
(57%)
 Not Eligible 102
(33%)
452
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(10%)
113
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Cherokee High School is ranked 314th out of 0 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cherokee High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.3%) is higher than the state average of 56.7%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 221
2006 219
2007 318
2008 304
2009 310
2010 313
2011 321
2012 312

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 13.1
2007 14.2
2008 14.6
2009 14.4
2010 12.5
2011 12.8
2012 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43438914027149
2006 0.47945205479452
2007 0.50943396226415
2008 0.56907894736842
2009 0.59354838709677
2010 0.62300319488818
2011 0.68535825545171
2012 0.67307692307692

Compare Cherokee High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 
This School 67.3%
 

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