Sherard Elementary School
Sherard Elementary School serves 192 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Sherard Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).
Sherard Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Sherard Elementary School's student population of 192 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sherard Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sherard Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#360 out of 816 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education
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