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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Cherokee Community School District is a public school district located in Cherokee, IA. It has 997 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 81% of students are at least proficient in math and 78% in reading.
Address
600 W Bluff Street
Cherokee, IA 51012
Telephone
(712) 225-6767

Cherokee Community School District Rankings

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Elementary Schools in Cherokee Community School District

Middle Schools in Cherokee Community School District

High Schools in Cherokee Community School District

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
78%
Percent Proficient - Math
81%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
Average ACT
24
33 responses

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
997
Free or Reduced Lunch
37.8%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$54,768
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.9%

Finances

Total Expenses
$10,486,000
Expenses Per Student
$11,154/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    66%
  • Support Services
    30%
  • Other
    4%
Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    A-
Median Household Income
$45,103
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$547
National
$949
Median Home Value
$83,500
National
$184,700

Cherokee Community School District Reviews

1 review
For a smaller school, the Cherokee School District has a lot to offer. A few advanced classes as well as college courses are offered in high school. Too much focus is put on sports. More attention should be paid to academics and the fine arts.
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