Cherokee Elementary School

8801 North 56th St, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 | (480) 484-6100
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 588
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 8801 N. 56th Street, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
School District Details
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,963
  • Graduation Rate: 83.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 26,556

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 588
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 39.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 291 (49.5%)
  • Females: 297 (50.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 3 (0.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 13 (2.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 16 (2.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Cherokee Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black213.6%
Asian233.9%
Hispanic264.4%
White51687.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Cherokee Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten386.5%
Kindergarten8915.1%
1st Grade10417.7%
2nd Grade9015.3%
3rd Grade9315.8%
4th Grade9115.5%
5th Grade8314.1%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 55%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:42%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 11 Years
  • Average Salary: $48,576
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Cherokee Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$39,36233%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$53,18467%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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