Sherman School District

2 Route 37 East
Sherman, CT 06784
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

Sherman School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public school serving 261 students in Sherman School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public School in Sherman School District have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
1 School
1,001 Schools
# Students
261 Students
496,954 Students
# Teachers
32 Teachers
40,204 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
8:1

District Rank

Sherman School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 196 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
This School District
State Average (CT)
#45 out of 198 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sherman   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
55-59%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sherman   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
65-69%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sherman   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.28
0.66
# American Indian Students
4 Students
1,260 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
n/a
# Asian Students
3 Students
25,944 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
19 Students
142,616 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
29%
# Black Students
6 Students
61,808 Students
% Black Students
2%
13%
# White Students
220 Students
243,438 Students
% White Students
84%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
494 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
9 Students
21,235 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
20
13,605
# Students in K Grade:
20
35,395
# Students in 1st Grade:
26
33,504
# Students in 2nd Grade:
12
35,507
# Students in 3rd Grade:
29
35,342
# Students in 4th Grade:
20
35,943
# Students in 5th Grade:
32
36,351
# Students in 6th Grade:
35
36,780
# Students in 7th Grade:
36
37,886
# Students in 8th Grade:
31
38,799
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
43,474
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
39,414
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
37,413
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
37,541
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $40,693 is higher than the state median of $25,998. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $40,617 is higher than the state median of $25,071. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$11 MM
$12,920 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sherman   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$11 MM
$12,459 MM
This chart display total spending of Sherman   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$40,693
$25,998
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sherman   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$40,617
$25,071
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sherman   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Sherman School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sherman School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2 Route 37 East
Sherman, CT 06784
(860) 355-3793
Grades: PK-8
| 261 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Sherman School District?
Sherman School District manages 1 public schools serving 261 students.
What is the rank of Sherman School District?
Sherman School District is ranked #46 out of 196 school districts in Connecticut (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Connecticut school districts for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Sherman School District?
84% of Sherman School District students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Sherman School District?
Sherman School District has a student/teacher ratio of 8:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What is Sherman School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $40,617 is higher than the state median of $25,071. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 1 school
  • Grades: PK-11
  • Enrollment: 261 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : Top 30% in CT
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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