Sherwood High School

Sherwood High School serves 281 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Sherwood High School operates within the Sherwood Cass R-viii School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the MO state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 281 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 281 students
Sherwood High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Sherwood High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sherwood High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
Sherwood High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Sherwood High School Asian (2001-2004)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Sherwood High School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
1%
18%
Sherwood High School Black (1996-2012)
White
96%
73%
Sherwood High School White (1992-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sherwood High School Sch Ethnicity Sherwood High 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.
0.08 0.21
Sherwood High School Diversity Score (1992-2012)
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.
31%
39%
Sherwood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Sherwood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 897 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Sherwood Cass R-viii School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 897 621
Sherwood Cass R-viii School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 62% 86%
Sherwood Cass R-viii School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $6 MM
Sherwood Cass R-viii School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $8 MM $6 MM
Sherwood Cass R-viii School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,195 $8,810
Sherwood Cass R-viii School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,556 $8,968
Sherwood Cass R-viii School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Holden High School (13.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sherwood Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sherwood Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Creighton Sherwood Elementary School
    33300 South Sherwood Dr
    Creighton , MO 64739
    (660)499-2202
    0  mi  |  403  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Creighton Sherwood Middle School
    33300 South Sherwood Dr
    Creighton , MO 64739
    (660)499-2239
    0  mi  |  213  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • East Lynne East Lynne Elementary School
    24706 South State Rte K
    East Lynne , MO 64743
    (816)626-3511
    12.7  mi  |  171  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Holden Holden Elementary School
    1903 South Market
    Holden , MO 64040
    (816)732-6071
    13.7  mi  |  620  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Holden Holden High School
    1901 South Main
    Holden , MO 64040
    (816)732-5523
    13.8  mi  |  405  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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