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Cherokee Elementary School

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Posted November 5, 2004

My daughter has attended Cherokee for 2 years and the school is absolutely wonderful. The teachers are caring, the curriculum is challenging and the administration, especially the principal Donnie Smith, is exemplary. My daughter loves him, loves her teachers, and loves Cherokee!
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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 86% in 2010.

139 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
70%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2010.

140 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2010.

139 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
85%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 88% 37%
Hispanic 7% 12%
White 3% 44%
Two or more races 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Wanda Jackson
Fax number
  • (229) 924-0069

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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300 Cherokee St
Americus, GA 31709
Phone: (229) 924-3522

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