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SUSD Accepting Open Enrollment Forms for 2014-15 School Year
Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) is accepting online Open Enrollment Forms for the 2014-15 school year. Parents who would like to Open Enroll their child(ren) into an SUSD school can begin the process by filling out the online request form at http://openenrollment.susd.org. See 2014-15 Open Enrollment
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Home of the Chargers!
Cherokee earned an "A" rating for the 2012-2013 school year.
Cherokee earned an "A" rating from the Dept. of Education again, for a third year in a row. In addition, Cherokee earned an Excelling label in the years 2003-2010 before the ADE changed their rating system.
Cherokee earned the A+ School of Excellence award from the Arizona Education Foundation in 2013. Only 90 schools in the State of Arizona have earned this prestigious award.
Cherokee Running Club!!
The Cherokee Running Club is up and (pardon the pun) running!!
All 3rd through 5th grade students are eligible to participate and it is free! Come run with us Monday through Thursday from 8:20am to 8:40am on the back fields by the Ramada. Individual and class miles are tracked and the winning class each month receives free PE days during their lunch period. Students also earn a BEST Buck for every five miles he/she runs.
See Coach Wacaser for more info.
Voluntary Student Insurance
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Common Core Standards
The Common Core Standards are in the news.
Cherokee earns an A+ School of Excellence™ Award!!
Cherokee Elementary School will host its A+ School of Excellence celebration ceremony at 9 a.m. on May 10, 8801 N. 56th St. Paradise Valley 85253. This is the first time that Cherokee has been honored with this award by the Arizona Education Foundation (AEF). A+ Schools are evaluated through an extensive application and rigorous site visit by the AEF A+ review panel, which consist of teachers, administrators, community volunteers and business leaders. Preparation of each school's application involves its students, faculty, administration and surrounding community. See Cherokee A+
Cherokee selected as a 2012 NCEA Higher Performing School!
We are proud to announce that Cherokee Elementary was just selected as a 2012 NCEA Higher Performing School. The NCEA (National Center for Educational Achievement) chose Cherokee using statistical analysis that shows we are, “…preparing students better than expected”. Only 141 schools across the state of Arizona show similar results. We are very proud of the Cherokee students and staff for receiving this outstanding recognition. More information can be found at www.nc4ea.org and www.azbec.org.