Cherokee school information

IndexCherokeeIowaNational
Average Test Scores84%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools41,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Cherokee, IA educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cherokee public schools have average test scores of 84% which is 8% higher than than the Iowa average and 70% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cherokee public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in Iowa and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.3% have completed high school, 17.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cherokee are 70% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Cherokee.
  • 81.7% of people in Cherokee have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.3% of people in Cherokee have completed high school.
  • 17.6% of people in Cherokee have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cherokee

IndexCherokeeIowaNational
Completed 8th grade81.7%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school80.3%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college55.2%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.8%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.6%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters4.4%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Cherokee (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marcus, IA1,14682%67%
Washta, IA19782%67%
Alta, IA2,10480%62%
Aurelia, IA95580%62%
Cherokee, IA5,11384%70%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cocoa West, FL5,11562%25%
Bowie, TX5,11574%49%
Lake City, MN5,11162%25%
Pinardville, NH5,11055%11%
Bridgeville, PA5,11765%32%
Cherokee, IA5,11384%70%
Source: The Cherokee, IA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.