Sherman Elementary School

Sherman Elementary School serves 413 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Sherman Elementary School operates within the San Francisco Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 413 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 413 students
Sherman Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Sherman Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sherman Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 22:1
Sherman Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
38%
11%
Sherman Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
12%
52%
Sherman Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
6%
7%
Sherman Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
30%
26%
Sherman Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sherman Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Sherman 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.
0.74 1.15
Sherman 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.
41%
10%
Sherman Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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
Sherman Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 60,329 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name San Francisco Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
114
4
Number of Students Managed 60,329 1,595
San Francisco Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $724 MM n/a
San Francisco Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $778 MM n/a
San Francisco Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,118 $0
San Francisco Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,096 $0
San Francisco Unified 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 Galileo High School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Marina Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spring Valley Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • San Francisco Galileo High School
    1150 Francisco St
    San Francisco , CA , 94109
    (415)749-3430
    0.4  mi  |  2131  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • San Francisco Tule Elk Park Children Center
    2110 Greenwich St
    San Francisco , CA , 94123
    (415)749-3467
    0.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • San Francisco Spring Valley Elementary School
    1451 Jackson St
    San Francisco , CA , 94109
    (415)749-3535
    0.5  mi  |  343  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • San Francisco San Francisco Public Montessori
    2340 Jackson St
    San Francisco , CA , 94115
    (415)749-3544
    0.6  mi  |  57  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • San Francisco Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Yick Wo Elementary School
    2245 Jones St
    San Francisco , CA , 94133
    (415)749-3540
    0.6  mi  |  271  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 12, 2014 - New principal is more interested in increasing test scores instead of actually teaching the children skills. All teaching is geared for academic testing that happens during the year. High turnaround of teachers - this past school year saw a loss of about half their staff. Also special education in this school is overlooked. One of the classrooms was closed due to not being able to find an appropriate teacher. Not much in diversity in this school - either Caucasian or Asian. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended November 04, 2007 - The school has very stringent academics and good quality music and extracurriculars and principal. We were disappointed with the first grade teacher Jeremiah Jeffries because he was very lazy. Except for that, it is a very good school. - Posted by Parent

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Did You Know?
San Francisco, 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 0.72, which is higher than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in San Francisco is King (starr) Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.