Sheridan School

Sheridan School serves 720 students in grades KG - 4.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Sheridan School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 720 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 720 students
Sheridan School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sheridan School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Sheridan School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sheridan School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 17:1 15:1
Sheridan School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Sheridan School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
62%
9%
Sheridan School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
25%
15%
Sheridan School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
2%
69%
Sheridan School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
10%
3%
Sheridan School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.55 0.24
Sheridan School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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%
38%
Sheridan School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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 135,175 students has decreased by 15% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,088 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 34% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,807 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
250
3
Number of Students Managed 135,175 1,514
Philadelphia City   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,831 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $2,951 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $17,088 $12,967
Philadelphia City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $17,807 $12,300
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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
  • PhiladelphiaConwell Russell Middle School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 601 students1849 East Clearfield St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19134
    (215)291-4722
    0.45-8601
  • PhiladelphiaElkin Lewis School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 893 students3199 D St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19134
    (215)291-4701
    0.4KG-4893
  • PhiladelphiaMastbaum Jules E Avts High School
    Vocational School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 753 students3116 Frankford Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19134
    (215)291-4703
    0.59-12753
  • PhiladelphiaCommunity Academy Of Philadelphia Charter School
    Charter School
    0.6 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 1219 students1100 East Erie Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19124
    (215)533-6700
    0.6KG-121219
  • PhiladelphiaJohn B. Stetson Charter School
    Charter School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 770 students3200 B St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19134
    (215)291-4720
    0.65-8770

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