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Cherokee County Schools

GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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911 Andrews Road
Murphy, NC 28906
Cherokee County
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PH: (828) 837-2722
FAX: (828) 837-5799

  • Grades PK-12
  • 3326 students
  • 14 schools

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 EOG Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 44% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 86% (2007)
 82% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 45% in 2013.

Math
 39% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 80% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 74% (2007)
 72% (2006)
The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 43% (2013)
 71% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 88% (2007)
 87% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 44% in 2013.

Math
 35% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 79% (2007)
 73% (2006)
The state average for Math was 48% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 40% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 95% (2007)
 >=95% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

Science
 55% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 66% (2008)
The state average for Science was 45% in 2013.

Math
 42% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 72% (2007)
 63% (2006)
The state average for Math was 48% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 47% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 88% (2007)
 89% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

Math
 36% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 69% (2007)
 64% (2006)
The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 49% (2013)
 76% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 59% (2008)
 90% (2007)
 91% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

Math
 35% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 70% (2007)
 66% (2006)
The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 45% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 78% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 93% (2007)
 92% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 41% in 2013.

Science
 59% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 71% (2008)
The state average for Science was 59% in 2013.

Math
 33% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 65% (2007)
 63% (2006)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

Science
Data not available for this district (2012)
The state average for Science was 59% in 2012.

Writing
 75% (2011)
The state average for Writing was 70% in 2011.

Math
Data not available for this district (2012)
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Math was 56% in 2012.

Source: NCDPI, 2011-2012

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science.
  • The EOG tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina.
  • Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Testing in North Carolina: An Overview

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 EOG Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students44%
Female46%
Male43%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged37%
Not economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities6%
Non-disabled students51%
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant44%
Academically gifted87%

MathThis District
All Students39%
Female42%
Male36%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities22%
Non-disabled students42%
Proficient in English39%
Non-migrant39%
Academically gifted87%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students43%
Female54%
Male35%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic17%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities11%
Non-disabled students48%
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant43%
Academically gifted94%

MathThis District
All Students35%
Female35%
Male34%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic17%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White36%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities11%
Non-disabled students38%
Proficient in English35%
Non-migrant35%
Academically gifted-94%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students40%
Female44%
Male36%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White41%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities23%
Non-disabled students44%
Proficient in English41%
Non-migrant40%
Academically gifted93%

ScienceThis District
All Students55%
Female53%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities23%
Non-disabled students62%
Proficient in English56%
Non-migrant55%
Academically gifted-94%

MathThis District
All Students42%
Female44%
Male40%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White43%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities11%
Non-disabled students49%
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant42%
Academically gifted-94%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students47%
Female50%
Male43%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities-4%
Non-disabled students53%
Proficient in English47%
Non-migrant47%
Academically gifted93%

MathThis District
All Students36%
Female41%
Male32%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White36%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities11%
Non-disabled students40%
Proficient in English36%
Non-migrant36%
Academically gifted86%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students49%
Female60%
Male39%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities-4%
Non-disabled students56%
Proficient in English49%
Non-migrant49%
Academically gifted-94%

MathThis District
All Students35%
Female36%
Male33%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged51%
Students with disabilities-4%
Non-disabled students41%
Proficient in English35%
Non-migrant35%
Academically gifted86%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students45%
Female53%
Male38%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities-4%
Non-disabled students52%
Proficient in English45%
Non-migrant45%
Academically gifted-94%

ScienceThis District
All Students59%
Female54%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities29%
Non-disabled students64%
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant59%
Academically gifted-94%

MathThis District
All Students33%
Female33%
Male33%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White34%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities-4%
Non-disabled students37%
Proficient in English33%
Non-migrant33%
Academically gifted78%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science.
  • The EOG tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina.
  • Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school.
  • The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Testing in North Carolina: An Overview

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 EOC Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

English 2
 61% (2013)
The state average for English 2 was 51% in 2013.

Biology
 52% (2013)
The state average for Biology was 46% in 2013.

Algebra I
 34% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 87% (2010)
The state average for Algebra I was 36% in 2013.

Algebra II
 83% (2011)
 84% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II was 82% in 2011.

English I
 90% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 90% (2010)
The state average for English I was 83% in 2012.

Biology
 85% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 85% (2010)
The state average for Biology was 83% in 2012.

United States History
 68% (2011)
 75% (2010)
The state average for United States History was 82% in 2011.

Physical Science
 82% (2011)
 83% (2010)
The state average for Physical Science was 77% in 2011.

Civics and Economics
 86% (2011)
 82% (2010)
The state average for Civics and Economics was 80% in 2011.

Geometry
 82% (2010)
The state average for Geometry was 82% in 2010.

Source: NCDPI, 2011-2012

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English I, and Biology.
  • The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Testing in North Carolina: An Overview

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 EOC Results By Subgroup

 
The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient


English 2This District
All Students61%
Female68%
Male55%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White61%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities8%
Non-disabled students67%
Proficient in English61%
Non-migrant61%
Academically gifted93%

BiologyThis District
All Students52%
Female56%
Male49%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White53%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities21%
Non-disabled students55%
Proficient in English52%
Non-migrant52%
Academically gifted82%

Algebra IThis District
All Students34%
Female32%
Male36%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White34%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities-4%
Non-disabled students37%
Proficient in English34%
Non-migrant34%
Academically gifted89%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in various subjects.
  • The results for Algebra I, English I, and Biology are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina.
  • The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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