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  • Cherokee High School
  • 850 High School Dr, Cherokee
  • Colbert County
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 282
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Cherokee Elementary School
  • 1305 N Pike, Cherokee
  • Colbert County
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 341
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1

Cherokee school information

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
The Cherokee, AL educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cherokee public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 18% lower than than the Alabama average and 38% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cherokee public schools is 13:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.8% have completed high school, 15.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Cherokee

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.

To customize your list of Cherokee schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Cherokee, AL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cambridge, IA85376%54%
Lowden, IA85387%77%
Anson, ME85330%40%
Castalia, OH85370%42%
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.