CHEROKEE ELEM SCHOOL

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475 CHEROKEE RD
LAKE FOREST, IL 60045
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Phone: 847-234-3805
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 9
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 4th Grade
  • District: Lake Forest Sd 67
  • Students/Teacher: 12:1
  • Students/Grade: 71.8
  • Number Students: 359
  • Number Teachers: 20
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 8183
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Kelly Jackson
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (6 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (6 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-09-12
    "As in many schools, there are really qualified and enthusiastic teachers and then those who teach out of a book or need to move on. The curriculum is not very stimulating and the math program sends most families to Kumon or tutoring for support. The administration is wonderful until you question something or have a valid concern that they do not want to address."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2008-09-22
    "After sending two of our children here we felt they recieved an adequate education. The Junior high is better."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2008-09-19
    "This is our 3rd year at Cherokee. The school is fine if you do not need any questions answered by the admin. The teachers are good but level of challenge is not there. We miss our old school and feel it is OK here."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2006-09-19
    "Tremendous level of parent involvement. Average curriculum and poor program for gifted due to recent changes. Extracurricular is impressive but would prefer better academics. Bullying is a problem this year."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2006-08-02
    "The middle school is great in Lake Forest. The K-4 program lacks a strong program for gifted or advanced students. We found it very disappointing."
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