Cherokee County Schools District

  • 911 ANDREWS RD
  • MURPHY, NC 28906
  • (828) 837-2722
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate77.2%72.8%
Dropout Rate3.7%5.2%
Per Pupil Spending$8,874$7,987
Students Per Teacher13.413.6
Number of Schools14-
Number of Students3,740-
Number of (FTE) Teachers280-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment3,74013.4
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students154
Kindergarten Students214
1st Grade Students261
2nd Grade Students248
3rd Grade Students274
4th Grade Students274
5th Grade Students245
6th Grade Students269
7th Grade Students267
8th Grade Students283
9th Grade Students308
10th Grade Students297
11th Grade Students264
12th Grade Students272
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native53
Asian or Pacific Islander25
Hispanic100
Black (Non-Hispanic)126
White (Non-Hispanic)3,326
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male1,841
Female1,789

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers28013.4
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers--
Elementary Teachers155-
Secondary Teachers125-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes0.5-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides76
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors9
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors11
Elementary5
Secondary6
Other0.4
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians11
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff190
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators5
LEA Administrative Support Staff14
School Administrators19
School Administrative Support Staff21
Student Support Services33
Other Support Services Staff98

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$37,542,000-
Total Local Revenues$9,013,00024.0%
Parent Government Contributions$7,256,00019.3%
School Lunch$999,0002.7%
Non-Specified$171,0000.5%
Sale of Property$1,0000.00%
Interest Earnings$48,0000.1%
Fines and Forfeits$189,0000.5%
Private Contributions$4,0000.01%
Miscellaneous$345,0000.9%
Total State Revenues$24,672,00065.7%
General Formula Assistance$23,866,00063.6%
Non-Specified$460,0001.2%
State Revenues on Behalf - Non-Employee Benefits$346,0000.9%
Total Federal Revenues$3,857,00010.3%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$1,170,0003.1%
Non-Specified$2,299,0006.1%
Direct - Other$388,0001.0%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$32,134,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$19,246,00059.9%
Total Support Services Expenditures$10,557,00032.9%
Student Support$1,684,0004.5%
Instructional Staff Support$1,189,0003.2%
General Administration Support$384,0001.0%
School Administration Support$2,263,0006.0%
Operation and Maintenance Support$2,920,0007.8%
Student Transportation Support$1,348,0003.6%
Other Support Services$769,0002.0%
Total Other Expenditures$2,331,0007.3%
Food Services$2,331,0006.2%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 77.2%
Total Diploma Count 233
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 6
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12413.7%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Cherokee County Schools District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 14
  • Students: 3,740
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 280
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ANDREWS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
205 Walnut St
Andrews, NC
Public | PK-5
384 14.9

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ANDREWS HIGH SCHOOL
50 High School Dr
Andrews, NC
Public | 9-12
269 17.5

4.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
ANDREWS MIDDLE SCHOOL
2750 Business Hwy 19
Andrews, NC
Public | 6-8
232 15.2

4 out of 5
1 Review
HIWASSEE DAM ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE SCHOOL
337 Blue Eagle Circle
Murphy, NC
Public | PK-8
181 10.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
HIWASSEE DAM HIGH SCHOOL
267 Blue Eagle Circle
Murphy, NC
Public | 9-12
217 14.5

4.5 out of 5
3 Reviews
MARBLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2230 Airport Rd
Marble, NC
Public | PK-5
127 12.1

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MARTINS CREEK ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE SCHOOL
1459 Tobe Stalcup Rd
Murphy, NC
Public | PK-8
202 11.2

4 out of 5
2 Reviews
MOUNTAIN YOUTH SCHOOL
4533 Martins Creek Rd
Murphy, NC
Public | 6-12
26 4.1

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MURPHY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
315 Valley River Ave
Murphy, NC
Public | PK-5
466 12.6

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
MURPHY HIGH SCHOOL
234 High School Circle
Murphy, NC
Public | 9-12
530 14.3

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MURPHY MIDDLE SCHOOL
65 Middle School Dr
Murphy, NC
Public | 6-8
356 17.8

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PEACHTREE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
30 Upper Peachtree Rd
Murphy, NC
Public | PK-5
170 11.3

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RANGER ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE SCHOOL
101 Hardy Truett Rd
Murphy, NC
Public | PK-8
367 15.2

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TRI-COUNTY EARLY COLLEGE SCHOOL
4600 Hwy 64 East
Murphy, NC
Public | 9-12
103 18.7

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