About Us

Mission and Vision Statement:

We choose to inspire, believe, achieve, and lead
to empower learners for a lifetime of success. 
Cherokee...a GREAT place to be!

Our Leaders...

  • INSPIRE greatness in themselves and others through their actions & words;
  • BELIEVE in themselves and in the importance of others;
  • ACHIEVE their goals and help others achieve their goals; 
  • LEAD by living the 7 Habits each and every day.                  

We Believe:

  • every child has potential,
  • every child can be a leader,
  • the relationships we foster play an important role in our students' success.

We also believe that success depends of six essential ingredients:

  • A warm, welcoming and safe environment;
  • A knowledgeable, caring and collaborative staff;
  • A rigorous, relevant and engaging curriculum that provides students with the skills and mindset necessary for success in the "real-world";
  • Comprehensive, consistent, research-based instructional strategies;
  • A system that establishes, models and reinforces clear expectations and goal-setting;
  • A set of traditions that builds relationships, celebrates our diversity and empowers all students to become leaders.


Cherokee Elementary

42900 Rivergate Dr
Clinton Twp.,  MI   48038

Phone:  (586) 723-4800
Fax:  (586) 723-4801
Attendance:  (586) 723-4899

Hours:  8:30am - 3:18pm 

1/2 day:  8:30am - 11:27am

Partial Days:  8:33 - 11:12

Please see the calendar on this page to know which days are 1/2 days and which days are partial days.