Cherokee County School District

  • 221 WEST MAIN ST
  • CANTON, GA 30114
  • (770) 479-1871
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate74.4%65.4%
Dropout Rate5.2%4.3%
Per Pupil Spending$9,305$9,692
Students Per Teacher14.313.9
Number of Schools41-
Number of Students37,275-
Number of (FTE) Teachers2,604-

District Test Scores

CRCT - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 1 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201093.0%86.1%
 
Math Test
201090.8%85.3%
 
Reading Test
201096.4%92.4%
 
Grade 2 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201092.5%85.5%
 
Math Test
201093.2%86.6%
 
Reading Test
201095.8%91.0%
 
Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201094.9%87.6%
 
Math Test
201087.5%79.7%
 
Reading Test
201096.8%90.4%
 
Science Test
201091.1%80.4%
 
Social Studies Test
201088.7%79.1%
 
Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201094.2%87.7%
 
Math Test
201086.0%77.1%
 
Reading Test
201095.8%89.2%
 
Science Test
201090.2%79.3%
 
Social Studies Test
201085.3%73.6%
 
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201094.1%91.8%
 
Math Test
201087.7%81.8%
 
Reading Test
201094.7%89.6%
 
Science Test
201086.3%77.4%
 
Social Studies Test
201080.2%71.4%
 
Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201096.4%91.7%
 
Math Test
201088.3%75.0%
 
Reading Test
201096.8%91.0%
 
Science Test
201085.5%70.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201078.9%64.4%
 
Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201095.6%91.5%
 
Math Test
201093.7%85.5%
 
Reading Test
201095.7%89.4%
 
Science Test
201089.6%79.6%
 
Social Studies Test
201084.3%71.1%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201096.0%92.1%
 
Math Test
201084.4%74.2%
 
Reading Test
201097.6%94.7%
 
Science Test
201079.3%65.3%
 
Social Studies Test
201081.7%69.7%
 
GHSGT - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
200996.8%90.0%
 
Math Test
200998.2%93.5%
 
Science Test
200997.2%87.9%
 
Social Studies Test
200997.1%87.2%
 
Source: GA Department of Education 2009-2010

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment37,27514.3
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students497
Kindergarten Students3,183
1st Grade Students3,153
2nd Grade Students3,143
3rd Grade Students3,112
4th Grade Students3,190
5th Grade Students3,043
6th Grade Students2,890
7th Grade Students2,886
8th Grade Students2,864
9th Grade Students3,432
10th Grade Students2,761
11th Grade Students2,211
12th Grade Students2,068
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native143
Asian or Pacific Islander637
Hispanic4,901
Black (Non-Hispanic)2,636
White (Non-Hispanic)29,020
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male19,772
Female18,643

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers2,60414.3
Prekindergarten Teachers41-
Kindergarten Teachers186-
Elementary Teachers1,380-
Secondary Teachers998-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides424
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors47
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors82
Elementary42
Secondary40
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians39
Library Support Staff34
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff1,673
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators30
LEA Administrative Support Staff56
School Administrators110
School Administrative Support Staff193
Student Support Services171
Other Support Services Staff1,114

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$406,706,000-
Total Local Revenues$219,441,00054.0%
Property Tax$145,549,00035.8%
General Sales Tax$30,738,0007.6%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$382,0000.09%
School Lunch$7,346,0001.8%
District Activity Receipts$11,968,0002.9%
Sale of Property$436,0000.1%
Interest Earnings$7,771,0001.9%
Private Contributions$16,0000.00%
Miscellaneous$15,235,0003.7%
Total State Revenues$172,489,00042.4%
General Formula Assistance$149,389,00036.7%
School Lunch Programs$749,0000.2%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$12,161,0003.0%
Other Programs$3,887,0001.0%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$6,303,0001.5%
Total Federal Revenues$14,776,0003.6%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$4,535,0001.1%
Through State - Other$9,549,0002.3%
Non-Specified$692,0000.2%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$338,282,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$238,739,00070.6%
Total Support Services Expenditures$86,614,00025.6%
Student Support$12,234,0003.0%
Instructional Staff Support$13,046,0003.2%
General Administration Support$2,076,0000.5%
School Administration Support$18,217,0004.5%
Operation and Maintenance Support$22,035,0005.4%
Student Transportation Support$13,257,0003.3%
Other Support Services$5,749,0001.4%
Total Other Expenditures$12,929,0003.8%
Food Services$12,929,0003.2%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 74.4%
Total Diploma Count 1,889
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 48
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-125125.2%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Cherokee County School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 41
  • Students: 37,275
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 2,604
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ARNOLD MILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
710 Arnold Mill Rd
Woodstock, GA
Public | PK-6
1,046 16.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
AVERY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6391 East Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA
Public | PK-5
1,164 16.7

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BALL GROUND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
480 Old Canton Rd
Ball Ground, GA
Public | PK-5
440 15.1

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BASCOMB ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1335 Wyngate Parkway
Woodstock, GA
Public | PK-4
1,144 17.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
BOOTH MIDDLE SCHOOL
6550 Putnam Ford Dr
Woodstock, GA
Public | 7-8
1,170 14.3

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BOSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
105 Othello Dr
Woodstock, GA
Public | PK-4
862 14.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
BUFFINGTON EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER SCHOOL
4568 Cumming Hwy
Canton, GA
Public | Unknown
- -

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CANTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
712 Marietta Hwy
Canton, GA
Public | PK-6
889 13.0

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CARMEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2275 Bascomb Carmel Rd
Woodstock, GA
Public | PK-5
1,282 16.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
CHAPMAN INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
6500 Putnam Ford Dr
Woodstock, GA
Public | 5-6
1,205 16.8

4 out of 5
2 Reviews
CHEROKEE HIGH SCHOOL
930 Marietta Hwy
Canton, GA
Public | 9-12
2,103 15.8

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
CLAYTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
221 Upper Burris Rd
Canton, GA
Public | PK-6
427 15.3

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CREEKLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL
1555 Owens Store Rd
Canton, GA
Public | 6-8
1,285 14.1

4 out of 5
1 Review
CREEKVIEW HIGH SCHOOL
1550 Owens Store Rd
Canton, GA
Public | 9-12
1,652 16.5

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CROSSROADS ALTERNATIVE MIDDLE / HIGH SCHOOL
3921 Holly Springs Parkway
Canton, GA
Public | Unknown
- -

5 out of 5
5 Reviews
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ETOWAH HIGH SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2010
6565 Putnam Ford Dr
Woodstock, GA
Public | 9-12
2,166 18.3

5 out of 5
1 Review
FREEDOM MIDDLE SCHOOL
10550 Bells Ferry Rd
Canton, GA
Public | 6-8
1,012 13.7

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FREE HOME ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
12525 Cumming Hwy
Canton, GA
Public | PK-5
308 13.6

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HICKORY FLAT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2755 East Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA
Public | PK-6
1,017 16.3

2 out of 5
1 Review
HOLLY SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1965 Hickory Rd
Canton, GA
Public | PK-6
1,258 17.1

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
J. KNOX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
151 River Bend Way
Canton, GA
Public | PK-6
815 16.8

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JOHNSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2031 East Cherokee Dr
Woodstock, GA
Public | PK-6
1,008 16.6

4 out of 5
4 Reviews
LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
10500 Bells Ferry Rd
Canton, GA
Public | PK-5
1,426 17.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
LITTLE RIVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3170 Trickum Rd
Woodstock, GA
Public | PK-6
1,206 16.4

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MACEDONIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
10370 East Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA
Public | PK-5
821 17.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
MILL CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL
442 Arnold Mill Rd
Woodstock, GA
Public | 7-9
1,025 13.4

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MOUNTAIN ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
615 Mountain Rd
Woodstock, GA
Public | PK-6
564 14.7

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NORTH STAR GNETS SCHOOL
8 Glenwood St
Canton, GA
Public | Unknown
- -

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OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6118 Woodstock Rd
Acworth, GA
Public | PK-4
813 15.1

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POLARIS EVENING SCHOOL
2010 Towne Lake Hills South Dr
Woodstock, GA
Public | 9-12
263 27.7

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R. M. MOORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1375 Puckett Rd
Waleska, GA
Public | PK-6
586 14.0

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RALPH BUNCHE CENTER SCHOOL
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
400 Belletta Dr
Canton, GA
Public | Unknown
- -

5 out of 5
1 Review
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RALPH BUNCHE CENTER SCHOOL
400 Belletta Dr
Canton, GA
Public | Unknown
- -

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RUSK MIDDLE SCHOOL
4695 Hickory Rd
Canton, GA
Public | 7-8
925 12.7

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SEQUOYAH HIGH SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2005
4485 Hickory Rd
Canton, GA
Public | 9-12
1,801 16.7

5 out of 5
1 Review
SIXES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
20 Ridge Rd
Canton, GA
Public | PK-5
1,078 17.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
TEASLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL
8871 Knox Bridge Hwy
Canton, GA
Public | 7-8
754 11.4

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
WILLIAM G. HASTY, SR. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
205 Brown Industrial Parkway
Canton, GA
Public | PK-6
694 12.3

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WOODSTOCK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
230 Rope Mill Rd
Woodstock, GA
Public | PK-5
1,026 14.8

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WOODSTOCK HIGH SCHOOL
2010 Towne Lake Hills South Dr
Woodstock, GA
Public | 9-12
2,172 16.5

4 out of 5
4 Reviews
WOODSTOCK MIDDLE SCHOOL
2000 Towne Lake Hills South Dr
Woodstock, GA
Public | 6-8
1,026 13.4

5 out of 5
6 Reviews
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