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 0
8 0
9 797
10 704
11 541
12 501

Cherokee High School is a public high school of the Cherokee County School District located in Canton, GA. It has 2,543 students in grades 9th through 12th. Cherokee High School is the 23rd largest public high school in Georgia and the 594th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.8 to 1.

Total Students: 2,543
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 151.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 594th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 23rd out of 509
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 228th out of 478
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 15th out of 478

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Cherokee High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,318
(52%)
6,958
(51%)
 Female 1,225
(48%)
6,629
(49%)

Cherokee High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,686
(66%)
9,890
(73%)
 Hispanic 511
(20%)
1,909
(14%)
 Black 239
(9%)
1,085
(8%)
 Two or More 72
(3%)
383
(3%)
 Asian 30
(1%)
266
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
40
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Cherokee High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,558
(61%)
10,148
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 858
(34%)
2,833
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 127
(5%)
606
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Cherokee High School is ranked 90th out of 478 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cherokee High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.7%) is lower than the state average of 56.8%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2103
2006 2129
2007 2116
2008 2047
2009 2103
2010 2081
2011 2085
2012 2115
2013 2154
2014 2378
2015 2543

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 16.1
2007 14.8
2008 14.3
2009 15.8
2010 16.3
2011 16.3
2012 17
2013 17.2
2014 17.5
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21398002853067
2006 0.24941286989197
2007 0.24716446124764
2008 0.3019052271617
2009 0.33143128863528
2010 0.35896203748198
2011 0.37553956834532
2012 0.38581560283688
2013 0.39600742804085
2014 0.37047939444912
2015 0.3873377900118

Compare Cherokee High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,577.8% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 56.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,543 16.8:1  
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