Average Teacher Salary in Cherokee

The average teacher salary in Cherokee is $36,388.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $31,640 $22,910 $25,240 $29,905 $38,615 $43,245
Kindergarten $37,195 $29,125 $33,260 $36,910 $41,065 $46,780
Elementary $37,905 $27,895 $34,080 $38,295 $43,105 $48,520
Middle school $35,455 $22,805 $25,205 $36,740 $41,835 $48,375
High school $39,745 $30,765 $34,755 $39,315 $45,335 $51,330

How to Become a Teacher in Cherokee

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General Facts

  • Staff: 42
  • Full time teachers: 24
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 3
  • Instructional Coordinators: 0
  • Elementary Teachers: 13
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 1
  • Pre-K Teachers: 1
  • High School Teachers: 9
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 611

Financial Statistics for Cherokee

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $983,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $1,441,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $263,000
  • Total revenue: $2,687,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $1,654,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $1,707,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $373,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,000
  • Total expenditures: $2,795,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Cherokee

Elementary Schools within the Cherokee

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cherokee Elementary School
800 East Goingsnake
Tahlequah, OK 74464
918-458-4110
  • Total: 520
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 32
  • 6th grade: 41
15 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 4th Grade

High Schools within the Cherokee

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cherokee High School
412 East 5th
Cherokee, OK 73728
580-596-3391
  • Total: 91
  • 9th grade: 24
  • 10th grade: 23
  • 11th grade: 19
  • 12th grade: 25
10 to 1 9 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,504
  • Median family income: $35,598
  • Median male income: $20,380
  • Median female income: $10,648
  • Median income of a renter: $15,938
  • Median income of a home owner: $31,399
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    165 145 110 90 37