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Cherokee school information

Index Cherokee Iowa National
Average Test Scores66%69%48%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools41,10179,221
Total private schoolsn/a20824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Cherokee are 38% 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

      Index Cherokee Iowa National
      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%

      Cherokee, IA School Districts

      • Cherokee Community School District

      There are a total of 4 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, IA schools is 66%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Cherokee, IA, an average of 81.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 80.3% have completed high school.

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Marcus, IA1,29576%58.3%
      Washta, IA18367%39.6%
      Alta, IA1,97866%37.5%
      Aurelia, IA89265%35.4%
      Cherokee, IA4,88366%37.8%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Port Allen, LA4,88368%42.3%
      Clarks Summit, PA4,88274%53.6%
      Waynesboro, MS4,88230%38.3%
      Shady Side, MD4,88543%11.5%
      Mendham, NJ4,88079%63.5%
      Cherokee, IA4,88366%37.8%
      Source: The Cherokee, IA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.