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About This School

Cherokee Elementary School is a public elementary school in Americus. The principal of Cherokee Elementary School is Wanda Jackson and can be contacted at wjackson@sumterschools.org. 546 students attend Cherokee Elementary School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 2% of the Cherokee Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 89% of the 546 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 93% are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Cherokee Elementary School is 10:1. Sarah Cobb Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Chorus
  • Sports

    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 89% 74%
Hispanic 7% 5%
Multiracial 2% %
White, non-Hispanic 1% 18%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6% 1%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 93% 84%
Limited English proficiency 2% 2%
Economically disadvantaged 89% 84%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (9 years ago)

    My daughter has attended Cherokee for 2 years and the school is absolutely wonderful. The teachers are caring the curriculum is challenging and the administration especially the principal Donnie Smith is exemplary. My daughter loves him loves her teachers and loves Cherokee!

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