PROFICIENCY 45% 19% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
40%Cherokee County

Cherokee Co High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Cherokee County" in Centre, AL. There are a total of 458 students and 27 teachers at Cherokee Co High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 207 free lunch students and 44 reduced lunch students.

Cherokee Co High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.5%, which is 19% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch207
Reduced lunch44


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment90
Taking some courses48
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses17
Passing no courses29

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 Co High School, there are a total of 90 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 48 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School25-29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School60-64%

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 Co High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 79.1% 84.0% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 8.5% 4.7% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.5% 1.3% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 9.2% 8.3% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.9% 1.2% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Centre Elementary School50%1.2Centre, AL
Centre Middle School44%1.9Centre, AL
Cedar Bluff High School40%5.0Cedar Bluff, AL
Sand Rock High School42%8.2Sand Rock, AL
Gaylesville High School35%9.3Gaylesville, AL

Centre demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3129291
Median age50.738.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%57%55%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in Centre

Completed 8th grade72.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school71.8%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college43.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.2%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.3%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Cherokee Co High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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