Cherokee High School (North Carolina)

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Cherokee High School
Cherokee High School.jpg
Cherokee High School football field
200 Ravensford Drive


United States
Coordinates35°21′13″N 83°11′59″W / 35.35361°N 83.19972°W / 35.35361; -83.19972Coordinates: 35°21′13″N 83°11′59″W / 35.35361°N 83.19972°W / 35.35361; -83.19972
School typePublic
Established2010 (11 years ago) (2010)
School districtCherokee Central Schools
CEEB code340710
PrincipalWoodreen Caldwell
Faculty125.00 (FTE)[1]
Enrollment586 (2018–19)[1]
Student to teacher ratio4.69[1]
Campus typeRural
Color(s)Maroon and gold

Cherokee High School is a Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) grant high school located in Cherokee, North Carolina and administered by the federally recognized Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. They have their base in Cherokee. The school was originally housed in a 1950s/1960s building. It moved to a new facility constructed for it, which opened in 2009.

Cherokee High School is part of the Cherokee Central Schools System. It is the only 9–12 high school on Qualla Boundary, and shares a campus with Cherokee Elementary and Cherokee Middle School.[2]


The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

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  1. ^ a b c "Cherokee Central High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 14, 2021.
  2. ^ "Cherokee High School". Archived from the original on 2011-03-26. Retrieved 2011-01-25.

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