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Avg. test scores 38%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 48%

Cherokee school information

IndexCherokeeAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores31%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools31,30779,221
Total private schoolsn/a35324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Cherokee are 38% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Cherokee
  • 80.9% of people in Cherokee have completed 8th grade
  • 75.8% of people in Cherokee have completed high school
  • 15.7% of people in Cherokee have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Cherokee

      IndexCherokeeAlabamaNational
      Completed 8th grade80.9%80.7%84.3%
      Completed high school75.8%79.2%83.0%
      Completed some college50.1%53.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree23.7%31.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors15.7%24.0%30.3%
      Completed masters7.5%8.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.1%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

      Cherokee, AL School Districts

      • Colbert County School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Cherokee. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cherokee, AL schools is 31%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Cherokee, AL, an average of 80.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.8% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Waterloo, AL16335%30%
      Iuka, MS2,99734%31%
      Tuscumbia, AL8,50633%32%
      Tishomingo, MS45628%43%
      Cherokee, AL85331%38%

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      Cambridge, IA85376%54%
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      Matherville, IL85333%34%
      Cherokee, AL85331%38%
      Source: The Cherokee, AL 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.