Cherokee school information

IndexCherokeeNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scoresn/a44%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Cherokee, NC educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cherokee public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the North Carolina average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cherokee public schools is n/a, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 67.3% have completed high school, 11.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cherokee are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Cherokee.
  • 70.4% of people in Cherokee have completed 8th grade.
  • 67.3% of people in Cherokee have completed high school.
  • 11.3% of people in Cherokee have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cherokee

IndexCherokeeNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade70.4%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school67.3%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college43.4%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.3%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.2%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.3%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Cherokee (high school & post-secondary)

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Webster, NC43875%52%
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Cullowhee, NC5,55639%21%
Sylva, NC2,59936%27%
Cherokee, NC2,013n/a 

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Cherokee, NC2,013n/a 
Source: The Cherokee, NC 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.