Sherard Elementary School (Closed 2021)

3105 Bobo-sherard Road, P O Bo
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 125 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Sherard Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 25-29% (which was lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 30-34% (which was lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 was lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 81% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
125 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
#401 out of 805 schools
(Top 50%)
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25-29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sherard Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
30-34%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sherard Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sherard Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
4%
4%
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Black
76%
47%
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White
19%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.39
This chart display the diversity score of Sherard Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sherard Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sherard Elementary School's ranking?
Sherard Elementary School is ranked #401 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Sherard Elementary School?
125 students attend Sherard Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Sherard Elementary School students are Black, 19% of students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sherard Elementary School?
Sherard Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Sherard Elementary School offer ?
Sherard Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Sherard Elementary School part of?
Sherard Elementary School is part of Coahoma County School District.

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