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Cherokee County Schools


Cherokee County Schools is located in west North Carolina. Cherokee County Schools has 455.43 square miles of land area and 11.30 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Cherokee County Schools population is 27,156. Cherokee County Schools median household income is $34,507 in 2010-2014. Cherokee County Schools median house value is $137,800 in 2010-2014. On average, Cherokee County Schools is much better than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (4 out of 104, top 4%)
Elementary/Middle School: (30 out of 115, top 26%)*
Rank: #15
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:14
Population27,156 (2010-2014), rank #80
Population Growth3.64% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:58.18/sq mi, rank #88
Median Household Income:$34,507 at 2010-2014—-8.49% increase since 2005-2009, rank #97
Median House Price:$137,800 at 2010-2014—1.47% increase since 2005-2009, rank #48
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:455.43 sq mi, rank #52
Water Area:11.30 sq mi (2.42%), rank #36
State:North Carolina
County:Cherokee County
City:Marble, Andrews, Topton, Murphy, Brasstown
Zip:28905, 28901, 28781, 28906, 28902
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Cherokee County Schools Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

911 Andrews Rd
Murphy NC, 28906, Cherokee County
Phone: 828-837-2722

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:3,3263,5483,5283,5713,6343,7403,787
English Language Learner Students:22182114131119
Total Teachers:246.65253.06249.02249.87264.98280.10285.20
Total Other Staff:236.09238.38227.40251.84265.06296.80303.50
Instructional Aides:48.3653.2849.1662.7367.3976.3074.10
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:5.575.
Total Guidance Counselors:10.5010.5010.5010.8311.0011.4013.00
Elementary Guidance Counselors:2.704.004.004.505.505.005.00
Secondary Guidance Counselors:7.806.506.506.335.506.008.00
Other Guidance Counselors:
Librarians/Media Specialists:7.036.656.867.977.9311.0011.00
Library/Media Support:0.500.
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:17.1818.1416.3815.6115.8014.4013.90
School Administrators:18.5018.6417.0719.6619.5019.0017.70
School Administrative Support:17.5019.1019.0021.0019.8320.5019.50
Student Support Services:26.1625.2723.3425.7431.3932.9027.10
Other Support Services:79.6876.6375.0177.8083.2297.80112.10
Student-Teacher Ratio:13.4814.0214.1714.2913.7113.3513.28


Andrews ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   205 Jean Christy Ave, Andrews NC 28901
Andrews High Grade 9 to Grade 12   50 High School Dr, Andrews NC 28901
Andrews MiddleGrade 6 to Grade 8   2750 Business Hwy 19, Andrews NC 28901
Hiwassee Dam Elementary/MiddlePrekindergarten to Grade 8   337 Blue Eagle Circle, Murphy NC 28906
Hiwassee Dam High Grade 9 to Grade 12   267 Blue Eagle Circle, Murphy NC 28906
Marble ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   2230 Airport Rd, Marble NC 28905
Martins Creek Elementary/MidPrekindergarten to Grade 8   1459 Tobe Stalcup Rd, Murphy NC 28906
Mountain Youth School Grade 6 to Grade 12   4533 Martins Creek Rd, Murphy NC 28906
Murphy ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   315 Valley River Ave, Murphy NC 28906
Murphy HighGrade 9 to Grade 12   234 High School Circle, Murphy NC 28906
Murphy MiddleGrade 6 to Grade 8   65 Middle School Dr, Murphy NC 28906
Peachtree ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   30 Upper Peachtree Rd, Murphy NC 28906
Ranger Elementary/MiddlePrekindergarten to Grade 8   101 Hardy Truett Rd, Murphy NC 28906
Tri-County Early College High Grade 9 to Grade 12   21 Campus Circle, Murphy NC 28906

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
EOC Test
2006Algebra IEnd of course% met std82.1%82.6%
2007Algebra IEnd of course% met std62%66.7%
2008Algebra IEnd of course% met std66%69%
2009Algebra IEnd of course% met std70.1%67.7%
2010Algebra IEnd of course% met std87.2%77.8%
2011Algebra IEnd of course% met std86.4%76.7%
2012Algebra IEnd of course% met std86.6%78.7%
2013Algebra IEnd of course% met std34.0%36.3%
2006Algebra IIEnd of course% met std90.8%80.3%
2007Algebra IIEnd of course% met std64.1%65.1%
2008Algebra IIEnd of course% met std75.5%67.2%
2009Algebra IIEnd of course% met std68.4%72.9%
2010Algebra IIEnd of course% met std83.6%84.9%
2011Algebra IIEnd of course% met std82.8%82.3%
2006BiologyEnd of course% met std69.8%63.4%
2007BiologyEnd of course% met std68.6%65.3%
2008BiologyEnd of course% met std68.9%68%
2009BiologyEnd of course% met std66.7%71.2%
2010BiologyEnd of course% met std85.3%81.2%
2011BiologyEnd of course% met std84.2%79.9%
2012BiologyEnd of course% met std85.1%83%
2013BiologyEnd of course% met std51.9%45.6%
2006ChemistryEnd of course% met std93%77.1%
2008ChemistryEnd of course% met std78.9%71.8%
2009ChemistryEnd of course% met std83.7%77.7%
2006Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std60.5%60.1%
2007Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std71%65.8%
2008Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std71%68.5%
2009Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std62.6%71.4%
2010Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std82.4%78.7%
2011Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std85.6%80%
2006English IEnd of course% met std88%82.8%
2007English IEnd of course% met std79.9%72.1%
2008English IEnd of course% met std82.8%73.1%
2009English IEnd of course% met std83.1%73.8%
2010English IEnd of course% met std89.7%82.4%
2011English IEnd of course% met std87.8%80.6%
2012English IEnd of course% met std89.6%82.9%
2013English IIEnd of course% met std60.9%51.2%
2006GeometryEnd of course% met std73.9%68.8%
2007GeometryEnd of course% met std73.9%63.3%
2008GeometryEnd of course% met std78.8%67.9%
2009GeometryEnd of course% met std79.9%73.3%
2010GeometryEnd of course% met std82%82.3%
2006Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std82.2%69.1%
2008Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std66.8%58.4%
2009Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std76.4%62.7%
2010Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std82.5%76.4%
2011Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std82%76.5%
2006PhysicsEnd of course% met std93.3%85.1%
2008PhysicsEnd of course% met std76.2%81.5%
2009PhysicsEnd of course% met std79.3%85.9%
2006US HistoryEnd of course% met std52.3%56.8%
2007US HistoryEnd of course% met std51.2%64.6%
2008US HistoryEnd of course% met std61.6%66.5%
2009US HistoryEnd of course% met std64.5%71.2%
2010US HistoryEnd of course% met std74.8%81.6%
2011US HistoryEnd of course% met std67.7%81.5%
EOG Test
2006Mathematics10th Grade% met std45.5%17.6%
2007Mathematics10th Grade% met std40%22.6%
2008Mathematics10th Grade% met std33.3%25.1%
2006Reading10th Grade% met std> 95.0%18.5%
2006Writing10th Grade% met std44.6%54.1%
2007Writing10th Grade% met std44%51.8%
2008Writing10th Grade% met std77.3%71.9%
2009Writing10th Grade% met std72.3%70.1%
2010Writing10th Grade% met std69.9%69.4%
2011Writing10th Grade% met std74.7%69.9%
2006Mathematics3rd Grade% met std71.6%67.8%
2007Mathematics3rd Grade% met std74.3%70.9%
2008Mathematics3rd Grade% met std80.1%73.2%
2009Mathematics3rd Grade% met std79.8%81.3%
2010Mathematics3rd Grade% met std76.7%81.9%
2011Mathematics3rd Grade% met std84.1%82.1%
2012Mathematics3rd Grade% met std80.9%82.8%
2013Mathematics3rd Grade% met std38.7%46.8%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std82%82.9%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std85.7%81.8%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std62.5%54.5%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std67.8%65.5%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std62.2%66.4%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std70.9%67.6%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std69.7%68.8%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std44.1%45.2%
2006Mathematics4th Grade% met std73.3%65%
2007Mathematics4th Grade% met std78.9%67.7%
2008Mathematics4th Grade% met std75.7%72.8%
2009Mathematics4th Grade% met std80.7%81.5%
2010Mathematics4th Grade% met std81%83%
2011Mathematics4th Grade% met std83.1%83.8%
2012Mathematics4th Grade% met std81.7%85.1%
2013Mathematics4th Grade% met std34.5%47.6%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std86.5%83.4%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std88.2%85.2%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std60.7%59.2%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std71.1%69.1%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std72.6%71.6%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std69.5%71.6%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std70.8%71.6%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std43.3%43.7%
2006Writing4th Grade% met std46.7%49.5%
2007Writing4th Grade% met std44.9%52%
2008Writing4th Grade% met std63.1%58.7%
2006Mathematics5th Grade% met std63%63.1%
2007Mathematics5th Grade% met std72.1%66.7%
2008Mathematics5th Grade% met std79.9%69.6%
2009Mathematics5th Grade% met std84.7%80.1%
2010Mathematics5th Grade% met std86.4%81.2%
2011Mathematics5th Grade% met std84.8%82%
2012Mathematics5th Grade% met std81.3%82.1%
2013Mathematics5th Grade% met std42.2%47.7%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std> 95.0%88.4%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std94.8%89.3%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std63.1%55.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std77.8%68.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std76.7%71.1%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std80.3%72.3%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std72%72.3%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std40.2%39.5%
2008Science5th Grade% met std66.2%40.1%
2009Science5th Grade% met std73.8%60.8%
2010Science5th Grade% met std81.1%68.9%
2011Science5th Grade% met std85.6%73.4%
2012Science5th Grade% met std78.7%75.9%
2013Science5th Grade% met std55.1%45.4%
2006Mathematics6th Grade% met std63.8%61.9%
2007Mathematics6th Grade% met std69%64.6%
2008Mathematics6th Grade% met std78.4%68.2%
2009Mathematics6th Grade% met std85.6%78.1%
2010Mathematics6th Grade% met std87.7%80.5%
2011Mathematics6th Grade% met std84.4%80.7%
2012Mathematics6th Grade% met std80.4%80.5%
2013Mathematics6th Grade% met std36.4%38.9%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std88.6%81.5%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std88%82.5%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std64.5%59.3%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std80.6%71%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std81.3%75.3%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std81.1%75.1%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std79.3%75.2%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std46.5%46.4%
2006Mathematics7th Grade% met std66%61.8%
2007Mathematics7th Grade% met std69.6%63.5%
2008Mathematics7th Grade% met std73.1%67.3%
2009Mathematics7th Grade% met std88.7%78.4%
2010Mathematics7th Grade% met std84.4%80.2%
2011Mathematics7th Grade% met std81.2%81.1%
2012Mathematics7th Grade% met std85.8%81.1%
2013Mathematics7th Grade% met std34.5%38.5%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std91.2%86.4%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std89.5%86.3%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std59%51.1%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std76.7%65%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std77.8%66.8%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std75%67.8%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std76.2%68.2%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std48.7%47.8%
2006Writing7th Grade% met std55.4%46%
2007Writing7th Grade% met std57.4%50.4%
2008Writing7th Grade% met std69.7%57.5%
2006Mathematics8th Grade% met std63.1%60.7%
2007Mathematics8th Grade% met std65.1%65.1%
2008Mathematics8th Grade% met std76%68.2%
2009Mathematics8th Grade% met std82.4%80.4%
2010Mathematics8th Grade% met std89%83.9%
2011Mathematics8th Grade% met std89%84.4%
2012Mathematics8th Grade% met std87.2%85.2%
2013Mathematics8th Grade% met std32.8%34.2%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std92.4%86.9%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std93.3%87.9%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std66.2%54.2%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std76.2%66.6%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std76.2%69.5%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std78.3%69.8%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std77.4%71.1%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std44.9%41.0%
2008Science8th Grade% met std71.1%51.7%
2009Science8th Grade% met std80.6%67.6%
2010Science8th Grade% met std83%72.8%
2011Science8th Grade% met std83.9%74.9%
2012Science8th Grade% met std84.2%77.3%
2013Science8th Grade% met std59.2%59.1%

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$36,575,000$10,367 $37,726,000$10,565 $37,568,000$10,338 
Total Expenditures:$35,384,000$10,029 $36,069,000$10,101 $36,487,000$10,040 
Total Current Expenditures:$33,546,000$9,509 $32,907,000$9,215 $34,193,000$9,409 
Instructional Expenditures:$18,997,000$5,38556.6%$19,572,000$5,48159.5%$19,842,000$5,46058.0%
Student and Staff Support:$3,020,000$8569.0%$3,153,000$8839.6%$3,447,000$94910.1%
Operations, Food, Other:$7,923,000$2,24623.6%$6,540,000$1,83119.9%$7,062,000$1,94320.7%
Total Capital Outlay:$975,000$276 $2,170,000$608 $1,191,000$328 
Construction:$305,000$86 $1,179,000$330 $300,000$83 
Total Other:$118,000$33 $65,000$18 $117,000$32 
Interest on Debt:$612,000$173 $640,000$179 $746,000$205 
Total Salary:$19,827,000$5,620 $21,021,000$5,887 $21,946,000$6,039 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$12,992,000$3,68365.5%$13,757,000$3,85265.4%$14,298,000$3,93565.2%
Other Salary:$6,835,000$1,93734.5%$7,264,000$2,03434.6%$7,648,000$2,10534.8%
Total Benefit:$6,548,000$1,856 $6,184,000$1,732 $5,856,000$1,611 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$4,171,000$1,18263.7%$4,040,000$1,13165.3%$3,799,000$1,04564.9%
Other Benefit:$2,377,000$67436.3%$2,144,000$60034.7%$2,057,000$56635.1%

* Cherokee County Schools was rated 4.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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