Sheridan School

Sheridan School serves 777 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Sheridan School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.

Overview

The student population of 777 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 777 students
Sheridan School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Sheridan School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sheridan School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 14:1
Sheridan School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
Sheridan School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
58%
8%
Sheridan School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
29%
16%
Sheridan School Black (1988-2012)
White
2%
71%
Sheridan School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sheridan School Sch Ethnicity Sheridan 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.
0.58 0.47
Sheridan 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.
99%
34%
Sheridan School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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
6%
Sheridan School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 155,106 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
253
3
Number of Students Managed 155,106 1,559
Philadelphia City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $2,671 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,762 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,708 $12,476
Philadelphia City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,277 $11,944
Philadelphia City   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mastbaum Jules E Avts High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Conwell Russell Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elkin Lewis School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Philadelphia Elkin Lewis School
    3199 D St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19134
    (215)291-4701
    0.4  mi  |  807  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Philadelphia Conwell Russell Middle School
    Magnet School
    1849 East Clearfield St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19134
    (215)291-4722
    Magnet School
    0.4  mi  |  737  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Philadelphia Mastbaum Jules E Avts High School
    Vocational School
    3116 Frankford Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19134
    (215)291-4703
    Vocational School
    0.5  mi  |  852  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Philadelphia Community Academy Of Philadelphia Charter School
    Charter School
    1100 East Erie Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19124
    (215)533-6700
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  1212  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Philadelphia Webster School
    3400 Frankford Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19134
    (215)537-2525
    0.6  mi  |  955  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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