Memphis Schools

Cherokee Elementary


  • Grades Served: PK – 5
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • State Designation: Reward School
  • 513 Students
  • 23 Students per Teacher
  • Languages Offered: ESL
  • School Day: 7:45 – 4:15
  • Extended Care: 4:30 – 6
  • Uniform Required
  • Cherokee Elementary is an iZone school with extended hours for learning and achievement.
  • Blended learning school with integrated, up-to-date technology and 2017 smart TVs in all classrooms
  • Gifted Education: CLUE is offered for gifted students
  • Special Education: Inclusion, resource, speech; a school psychologist is on staff, and a social worker visits weekly.
  • Parent Involvement: Parental involvement is always welcome at Cherokee. Cherokee Elementary strives because of parents. Community helpers such as MPD and Memphis Fire are always on board to read and assist with students numerous times throughout the year.
  • Tours: Tours and visits are offered daily. Contact the school secretary to schedule a tour.

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  • Lacks Economic Diversity97.1% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


49% 13.9% In 2015, 49% of students tested Proficient or Above
5 In 2015, the TVAAS Growth Score showed more than expected growth

Why are we still showing 2015 scores? Learn more in our Beware of 2016 Test Scores post. Visit the TN State Report Card for available 2016 scores.

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