Cherokee Elem School

Serves grades KG - 4

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
475 Cherokee Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Phone
(847) 234-3805
District
LAKE FOREST SD 67
County
LAKE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
310
Classroom Teachers
28

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

10

(10 is best)

Better than 96.1% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Cherokee Elem School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 70 37
Proficiency in Reading 62 37
Proficiency in Math 77 37

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 69 34
Proficiency in Reading 64 38
Proficiency in Math 74 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 10.94
AVG FOR DISTRICT 10.77
AVG FOR STATE 14.90
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 2 0.6%
Kindergarten 61 19.7%
Grade 1 54 17.4%
Grade 2 61 19.7%
Grade 3 65 21.0%
Grade 4 67 21.6%
Total 310 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 92.4% 90.5% 49.7%
Black 0.0% 0.4% 17.3%
Hispanic 1.0% 2.6% 27.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.2% 5.9% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.6% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 1.3% 2.0% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.3% 2.0% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 2.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 18,759 12,741,080
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,188.5 228
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.7% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.2% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 19.9% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.1% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 22.1% 14.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 6,731 4,830,038
Single Parent Households With Children 2.8% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.8% 88.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 79.1% 34.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 54.8% 14.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.6% 15.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.1% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.0% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 7.7% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.5% 13.2%
$15,000 or less 4.3% 10.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $15,752 $27,203,704 54.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,581 $2,730,387 5.5%
Staff $2,082 $3,595,614 7.2%
General Administration $774 $1,336,698 2.7%
School Administration $1,526 $2,635,402 5.3%
Operation $2,124 $3,668,148 7.4%
Transportation $541 $934,307 1.9%
Other $1,205 $2,081,035 4.2%
Total Support $9,833 $16,981,591 34.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,172 $5,478,044 11.0%
Total Expenditures $28,756 $49,661,612 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,622 $18,950,007,358 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,089 $2,145,531,133 6.1%
Staff $566 $1,114,152,009 3.2%
General Administration $583 $1,147,898,898 3.3%
School Administration $826 $1,626,982,436 4.7%
Operation $1,236 $2,433,383,753 7.0%
Transportation $681 $1,340,419,899 3.8%
Other $616 $1,214,165,287 3.5%
Total Support $5,597 $11,022,815,251 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,533 $4,988,320,395 14.3%
Total Expenditures $17,751 $34,960,767,627 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%