Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy

Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy serves 560 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy's student population of 560 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students560 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#732 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
38%
5%
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Hispanic
23%
26%
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Black
18%
17%
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White
18%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.740.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
13%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy is Urban Prep Chtr Bronzeville High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Healy Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Healy Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,420 student
    0.3 miles
    3010 S Parnell Ave
    Chicago, IL 60616
    (773) 534-9190
    0.3 PK-8 1,420
  • Chicago Ward J Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 587 students
    0.3 miles
    2701 S Shields Ave
    Chicago, IL 60616
    (773) 534-9050
    0.3 PK-8 587
  • Chicago Haines Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 687 students
    0.5 miles
    247 W 23rd Pl
    Chicago, IL 60616
    (773) 534-9200
    0.5 PK-8 687
  • Chicago Urban Prep Chtr Bronzeville High School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 316 students
    0.6 miles
    521 E 35th St
    Chicago, IL 60616
    (773) 624-3444
    0.6 9-12 316
  • Chicago Holden Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 506 students
    0.8 miles
    1104 W 31st St
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (773) 535-7200
    0.8 PK-8 506

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