PROFICIENCY 25% 27% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
25%Cheraw School District No. 31 in the county of Otero and S

Cheraw School is a school servicing grades PK to 12 and is located in the district of "Cheraw School District No. 31 in the county of Otero and S" in Cheraw, CO. There are a total of 229 students and 18 teachers at Cheraw School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 86 free lunch students and 52 reduced lunch students.

Cheraw School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 24.5%, which is 27% lower than the Colorado average.


Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch86
Reduced lunch52


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Cheraw School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

3>= 50%
4<= 20%
5< 50%
6< 50%
7< 50%
8<= 20%
High School<= 20%

Proficiency in languages by grade

3< 50%
5< 50%
6< 50%
7< 50%
8<= 20%
High School40-59%

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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Cheraw School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 76.6% 76.6% 54.9% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 0.0% 4.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.0% 3.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 20.3% 20.3% 32.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 3.1% 3.1% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 3.5% 3.1%

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Swink Junior-senior High School25%9.2Swink, CO
La Junta Jr/sr High School20%9.8La Junta, CO

Cheraw demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,0325091
Median age43.036.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%56%55%
Speak English83%83%79%
Speak Spanish17%12%13%

Education level achieved in Cheraw

Completed 8th grade76.5%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school76.5%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college51.5%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.2%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.8%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters2.2%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Cheraw School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.