Sheppard Elementary School

1777 West Ave,

Santa Rosa, CA, 95407-7449

Tel: (707)546-7050
Grades: KG-6

770 students

Sheppard Elementary School serves 770 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Sheppard Elementary School operates within the Roseland Elementary School District.

Overview

The student population of 770 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 770 students
Sheppard Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Sheppard Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sheppard Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 22:1
Sheppard Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Sheppard Elementary School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
1%
11%
Sheppard Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
93%
52%
Sheppard Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
7%
Sheppard Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
3%
26%
Sheppard Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sheppard Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Sheppard Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.13 0.42
Sheppard Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
10%
Sheppard Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
n/a
Sheppard Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,301 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Roseland Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 2,301 1,671
Roseland Elementary School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $19 MM
Roseland Elementary School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $31 MM $18 MM
Roseland Elementary School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,798 $11,099
Roseland Elementary School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,894 $10,975
Roseland Elementary School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Roseland Charter (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Roseland Charter (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meadow View Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Santa Rosa Roseland Creek Elementary School
    1683 Burbank Ave
    Santa Rosa , CA , 95407
    (707)545-0102
    0.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Santa Rosa Meadow View Elementary School
    2665 Dutton Meadow Ave
    Santa Rosa , CA , 95407
    (707)541-3715
    0.5  mi  |  393  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Santa Rosa Roseland Elementary School
    950 Sebastopol Rd
    Santa Rosa , CA , 95407
    (707)545-0100
    0.7  mi  |  784  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Santa Rosa Robert L. Stevens Elementary School
    2345 Giffen Ave
    Santa Rosa , CA , 95407
    (707)575-8883
    0.8  mi  |  526  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Santa Rosa Roseland Charter
    Charter School
    100 Sebastopol Rd
    Santa Rosa , CA , 95407
    (707)545-0102
    Charter School
    0.9  mi  |  747  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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Santa Rosa, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.44, which is lower than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Santa Rosa is Steele Lane Elementary Annex (spec Ed). Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.