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Cherokee Park Elementary School

Public | PK-5

 

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Posted September 8, 2008

Tyrone Burton and Administrative Staff are the best. This is truly a neighborhood school with heart. The teachers love the students, before school started they were there getting prepared for this year early and late on weekends also
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Posted September 29, 2004

'My daughter has been attending Cherokee Park for three years. The principal and his staff are excellent with the children. He is there to greet each parent and student that arrive in the morning time. To me that let's me know that he do care, that it is not just a job to him. The teachers work with their students on a level that will better the childs understanding. That is very encouraging to any child. Keep up the good work Cherokee Park Indians.'
—Submitted by a parent


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About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
56%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
40%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
23%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 65% in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
28%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
35%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 66% in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
20%

2010

 
 
28%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
22%

2010

 
 
23%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the integrated Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (iLEAP) to assess students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 7 in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. The iLEAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
64%
Math

The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
48%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
37%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 70% in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
29%
Scale: % basic or above

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Louisiana used the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program for the 21st Century (LEAP 21) to assess students in grades 4 and 8 in math, English language arts, science and social studies. The LEAP 21 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Louisiana. The goal is for all students to score at or above basic on the test.

In preparation for new assessments in 2014-15, Louisiana is including more common core aligned content in LEAP and iLEAP tests in 2012-13 and in 2013-14. The percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

Source: Louisiana Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 100% 45%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 4%
Two or more races 0% 1%
White 0% 47%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 95%N/A67%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Tyrone D Burton
Fax number
  • (318) 221-1748

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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2010 East Algonquin Trail
Shreveport, LA 71107
Phone: (318) 221-6782

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