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Cherokee Elem Sch (leave a review)
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+1 (256) 359-6422

1305 North Pike

Cherokee, Alabama


About Cherokee Elem Sch
Prekindergarten - 6th Grade

Cherokee Elem Sch is one of 8 schools in the Colbert County district of Alabama.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 339 students from Prekindergarten to 6th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

At Cherokee Elem Sch, the average teaching salary of $52,127 is higher than the Alabama state average of $50,474.

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Funding per pupil


Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Cherokee Elem Sch 339$9,64116$52,1270.29
Cherokee High Sch (0.27 miles) 260$10,93814$48,0860.20
Waterloo High Sch (11.8 miles) 329$12,65815$66,7400.11
Central High Sch (12.92 miles) 1342$9,00918$50,4940.17
Iuka Middle School (13.34 miles) 363$6,62517$44,1190.12
New Bethel Elem Sch (13.58 miles) 145$10,96914$52,1370.09

Cherokee Elem Sch

Number of pupils339
Funding per pupil$9,641
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$52,127
Diversity index0.29

Cherokee High Sch (0.27 miles)

Number of pupils260
Funding per pupil$10,938
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$48,086
Diversity index0.20

Waterloo High Sch (11.8 miles)

Number of pupils329
Funding per pupil$12,658
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$66,740
Diversity index0.11

Central High Sch (12.92 miles)

Number of pupils1342
Funding per pupil$9,009
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$50,494
Diversity index0.17

Iuka Middle School (13.34 miles)

Number of pupils363
Funding per pupil$6,625
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$44,119
Diversity index0.12

New Bethel Elem Sch (13.58 miles)

Number of pupils145
Funding per pupil$10,969
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$52,137
Diversity index0.09
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Rankings within Alabama
There are 1,519 schools in Alabama. Rankings don't always go up to 1,519 because some schools have missing data.
1030thlargest school
964thhighest number of FTE teachers
521stlowest pupil-teacher ratio
344thhighest average teaching salary
369thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
501sthighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
836thhighest diversity index
234thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 6th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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