North Carolina Cherokee County Public Schools

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Overview for Cherokee County, NC
Map of Cherokee County, NCCherokee County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 455.2 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 56.7 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 48.8%. On the 2000 census form, 98.8% of the population reported only one race, with 1.6% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.2% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.32 persons compared to an average family size of 2.76 persons.

In 2005 retail trade was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $18,777. Per capita income grew by 15.0% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 25,796 Covered Employment 8,879
Growth (%) since 1990 27.9% Average wage per job $24,921
Households (2000) 10,336 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 17.1%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 10,321 Average wage per job $29,107
Unemployment Rate (2005) 5.9 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County D
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $20,549 Average wage per job D
Median Household Income (2003) $28,467 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 15.3 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 73.3 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 2.7%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 11.0 Average wage per job $35,143
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1. ANDREWS ELEMENTARY
Address: 205 Walnut Street, Andrews, NC 28901
Phone: (828) 321-4415
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 353
Grades: PK-5

2. ANDREWS HIGH
Address: 50 High School Drive, Andrews, NC 28901
Phone: (828) 321-5415
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 277
Grades: 9-12

3. ANDREWS MIDDLE
Address: 2750 Business Hwy 19, Andrews, NC 28901
Phone: (828) 321-5762
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 212
Grades: 6-8

4. HIWASSEE DAM ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE
Address: 337 Blue Eagle Circle, Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: (828) 644-5115
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 159
Grades: PK-8

5. HIWASSEE DAM HIGH
Address: 267 Blue Eagle Circle, Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: (828) 644-5916
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 214
Grades: 9-12

6. MARBLE ELEMENTARY
Address: Po Box 70, Marble, NC 28905
Phone: (828) 837-5485
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 119
Grades: PK-5

7. MARTINS CREEK ELEMENTARY/MID
Address: 1459 Tobe Stalcup Road, Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: (828) 837-2831
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 202
Grades: PK-8

8. MOUNTAIN YOUTH SCHOOL
Address: 4533 Martins Creek Road, Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: (828) 837-6775
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 64
Grades: 6-12

9. MURPHY ELEMENTARY
Address: 315 Valley River Avenue, Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: (828) 837-2424
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 449
Grades: PK-5

10. MURPHY HIGH
Address: 234 High School Circle, Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: (828) 837-2426
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 532
Grades: 9-12

11. MURPHY MIDDLE
Address: 65 Middle School Drive, Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: (828) 837-0160
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 346
Grades: 6-8

12. PEACHTREE ELEMENTARY
Address: 30 Upper Peachtree Road, Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: (828) 837-2479
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 174
Grades: PK-5

13. RANGER ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE
Address: 101 Hardy Truett Road, Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: (828) 644-5111
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 381
Grades: PK-8

14. THE LEARNING CENTER
Address: 945 Conaheeta Street, Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: (828) 835-7240
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 149
Grades: KG-8

15. TRI-County
Enrollment: EARLY COL
Address: 4600 Highway 64 E, Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: (828) 835-4298
County: Cherokee County
Enrollment: 95
Grades: 9-12