PROFICIENCY 45% 32% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%Cherry Creek School District No. 5 in the county of Arapah

Cherokee Trail High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Cherry Creek School District No. 5 in the county of Arapah" in Aurora, CO. There are a total of 2,724 students and 144 teachers at Cherokee Trail High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 305 free lunch students and 125 reduced lunch students.

Cherokee Trail High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.5%, which is 32% higher than the Colorado average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch305
Reduced lunch125


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment964
Taking some courses730
Taking some courses (not tests)235
Passing some courses445
Passing no courses277

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Cherokee Trail High School, there are a total of 964 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 730 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School40%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School49%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Cherokee Trail High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 58.5% 55.4% 54.9% 51.1%
African American 11.6% 11.6% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 10.1% 8.2% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 14.4% 18.6% 32.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.6% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.5% 5.4% 3.5% 3.1%

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Aurora demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,2875091
Median age34.136.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%56%55%
Speak English68%83%79%
Speak Spanish21%12%13%

Education level achieved in Aurora

Completed 8th grade84.2%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.1%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college61.1%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.6%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.9%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters8.8%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%
Source: The Cherokee Trail High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.