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Cherokee Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 461 students

 

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Posted April 24, 2014

Loving teachers active parents great curriculum encourages safety an learning an growth I love both my sun teachers . I recommend this school for elementary students
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 13, 2011

What are the school colors. First year for school and we trying to get some info.


Posted February 11, 2009

This school is a high priority school for 3 years. Some of the staff in great but academically the school needs much improving. I would not refer anyone to this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 2, 2007

nice and safe school.the staff care alot for the student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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.
Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
25%
Reading/Language Arts

The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 49% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
14%

2010

 
 
15%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
13%

2011

 
 
10%

2010

 
 
17%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 84% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math, science and social studies. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Tennessee Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 49% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
6%

2012

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
2%

2010

 
 
5%
Reading/Language Arts

The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 48% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
7%

2010

 
 
6%
Science

The state average for Science was 56% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
7%

2011

 
 
4%

2010

 
 
5%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 88% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math, science and social studies. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Tennessee Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
13%
Reading/Language Arts

The state average for Reading/Language Arts was 55% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
15%

2010

 
 
11%
Science

The state average for Science was 63% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
28%

2012

 
 
9%

2011

 
 
9%

2010

 
 
9%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 87% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
n/a
Writing

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math, science and social studies. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Tennessee Department of Education

Math

All Students18%
African American18%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students18%
African American19%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students33%
African American34%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students59%
African American58%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math, science and social studies. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Tennessee Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Tennessee Department of Education

Math

All Students6%
African American6%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students13%
African American12%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged13%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students14%
African American15%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students60%
African American61%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math, science and social studies. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Tennessee Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Tennessee Department of Education

Math

All Students20%
African American21%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilities13%
English language learnersn/a

Reading/Language Arts

All Students18%
African American19%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged18%
Students with disabilities33%
English language learnersn/a

Science

All Students28%
African American29%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learnersn/a

Social Studies

All Students76%
African American77%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities60%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math, science and social studies. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Tennessee Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Tennessee Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 97% 23%
Hispanic 2% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
White 0% 67%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 95%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Design

Language learning

Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
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School basics

Fax number
  • (901) 416-5010

Programs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Counseling
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
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3061 Kimball
Memphis, TN 38114
Phone: (901) 416-5028

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