Sheldon High School

8333 Kingsbridge Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95829
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sheldon High School serves 2,471 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Sheldon High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Sheldon High School's student population of 2,471 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 109 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers109 teachers
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School Comparison

Sheldon High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sheldon High School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5259 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
37%
12%
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Hispanic
25%
54%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
16%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.760.64
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Graduation Rate
95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElk Grove Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sheldon High School is Calvine High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is T. R. Smedberg Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arthur C. Butler Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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