PROFICIENCY 72% 101% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
52%Scottsdale Unified District
62%Paradise Valley
36%Arizona

Cherokee Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Scottsdale Unified District" in Paradise Valley, AZ. There are a total of 500 students and 32 teachers at Cherokee Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 30 free lunch students and 5 reduced lunch students.

Cherokee Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 71.5%, which is 101% higher than the Arizona average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students500
Teachers31.9
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch30
Reduced lunch5

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Cherokee Elementary 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

GradeProficiency
All70%
365-69%
460-64%
580-84%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All73%
370-74%
470-74%
575-79%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

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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Cherokee Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
Caucasian 82.6% 66.0% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 1.6% 4.0% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 5.5% 5.1% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 6.9% 20.8% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 2.5% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.1% 1.3% 2.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Scottsdale Country Day School75%1.1Phoenix, AZ
The Farm At Mission Montessori Academy60%1.7Phoenix, AZ
Chaparral High School71%1.8Scottsdale, AZ
Cocopah Middle School60%2.0Scottsdale, AZ
Sequoya Elementary School61%2.1Scottsdale, AZ
Accelerated Learning Center25%2.3Phoenix, AZ
Plc Arts Academy At Scottsdale Inc.70%2.7Scottsdale, AZ
Desert Shadows Elementary School57%2.8Phoenix, AZ
Desert Shadows Middle School51%2.8Phoenix, AZ
Montessori Academy42%2.9Paradise Valley, AZ
Roadrunner School10%3.2Phoenix, AZ
Kiva Elementary School74%3.3Paradise Valley, AZ

Paradise Valley demographics profile

StatisticParadise ValleyArizonaNational
Population13,8336,728,577318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)8985791
Median age53.437.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)76%53%55%
Speak English88%73%79%
Speak Spanish4%20%13%

Education level achieved in Paradise Valley

IndexParadise ValleyArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade97.5%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school97.4%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college90.5%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree76.9%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors73.0%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters39.2%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree20.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.8%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Cherokee Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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