Sheridan School

Sheridan School serves 738 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Sheridan School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.

Overview

The student population of 738 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 738 students
Sheridan School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Sheridan School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Sheridan School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Sheridan School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Sheridan School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
62%
9%
Sheridan School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
27%
16%
Sheridan School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
1%
70%
Sheridan School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
8%
2%
Sheridan School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Sheridan School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.54 0.24
Sheridan School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
36%
Sheridan School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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
5%
Sheridan School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 152,045 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,708 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 36% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,277 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
253
3
Number of Students Managed 152,045 1,528
Philadelphia City   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $2,671 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,762 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,708 $12,476
Philadelphia City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,277 $11,944
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • PhiladelphiaElkin Lewis School
    3199 D St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19134
    (215)291-4701
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 804 students                      
  • PhiladelphiaConwell Russell Middle School
    Magnet School
    1849 East Clearfield St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19134
    (215)291-4722
    Magnet School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 676 students                      
  • PhiladelphiaMastbaum Jules E Avts High School
    Vocational School
    3116 Frankford Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19134
    (215)291-4703
    Vocational School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 680 students                      
  • PhiladelphiaCommunity Academy Of Philadelphia Charter School
    Charter School
    1100 East Erie Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19124
    (215)533-6700
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 1266 students                      
  • PhiladelphiaJohn B. Stetson Charter School
    Charter School
    3200 B St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19134
    (215)455-1300
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 735 students                      

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