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February 08, 2024

Thomas Ryherd, Superintendent

Cherokee Community School District
600 West Bluff Street, Cherokee, Iowa 51012
Phone: 712-225-6767 - Fax: 712-225-6769

District Mission

With community involvement, we will empower learners to become contributing members to our changing world.


District Goals

1. To support and expand career opportunities with local entities, in addition to college readiness, by prioritizing/allocating resources, both staff and facilities.

2. To develop problem solving skills, interpersonal skills, and team building skills for all students, while increasing implementation/alignment of Iowa Common Core, by prioritizing/allocating resources. 

3. Improve communication between all stakeholders in the district that will promote an atmosphere that encourages positive relationships. 



Annual Progress Report 2018-2019

Annual Progress Report 2019-2020

Annual Progress Report 2020-2021

Annual Progress Report 2021-2022

Annual Progress Report 2023-2024

Affirmative Action Plan 2022-2024

23/24 School Budget

District History of the School System



Cherokee Elementary School

206 E. Indian Street
PH: 712-225-6760
FX: 712-225-4202

Cherokee Middle School

208 E. Indian Street
PH: 712-225-6750
FX: 712-225-4841

Cherokee Washington High School

600 W. Bluff Street
PH: 712-225-6755
FX: 712-225-6757