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911 Andrews Road
Murphy, NC 28906-3501

Cherokee County Schools
 

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(828) 837-2722

 
 
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School Size
The average number of students in schools in this district and the state.

Elementary

Middle

High

Elementary/Middle/High

Elementary/Middle

Middle/High

District:

N/A

252

255

229

290

33

State:

441

497

837

449

667

251

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Average Class Size
The average number of students enrolled in "typical" K-8 classrooms.
This district also has pre-kindergarten students not included in the averages below.
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Kindergarten

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

District

18

16

18

16

19

20

22

20

19

State

20

20

20

19

21

21

22

22

21

* Legislation mandates that class sizes for grades 4-12 are not restricted for 2012-13.



Average Course Size
The average number of students per section enrolled in the courses below at the time of testing.

English II

Math I

Biology

District

14

20

12

State

18

20

18

* Math I was previously called Algebra I/Integrated Mathematics I.




Specialized Course Enrollments
The percentage of high school Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) course enrollments, community college and university regular academic course enrollments, and high school and community college career and technical course enrollments.
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Percentage of Total Course Enrollments in:

Advanced College Prep Courses
(AP*, IB**, Community College, University)

Career and Technical Courses
(School, Community College)

District

7%

16%

State

6%

15%

* AP = Advanced Placement
** IB = International Baccalaureate



Source of Funds (Amount per Student)
Public schools in North Carolina operate with funding from local, state, and federal sources. The financial support reflected in these numbers includes all expenses concerned with operating schools, including teacher and administrator salaries, textbooks, and other educational supplies and materials.

source of funds graph




Use of Funds
Education is a labor-intensive enterprise, as reflected in the accompanying chart. Salaries for teachers, principals, and other educators are usually the largest expense in school districts. State and federal funds are generally allotted for specific purposes, services, or programs.

Use of Funds Graph



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