Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy

533 W 27th St
Chicago, IL 60616
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Top 10%
Serving 527 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 527 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Top 10% in IL
  • : 49% (Top 20%)
  • : 55% (Top 10%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy's student population of 527 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
527 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy ranks within the top 10% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy is 0.68, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IL)
#263 out of 3426 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
49%
28%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
55%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-84%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
50%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
21%
27%
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Black
15%
17%
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White
10%
47%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Illinois.
0.68
This chart displays the diversity score of Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
13%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy's ranking?
Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy is ranked #263 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy often compared to?
Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Healy Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy?
527 students attend Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy students are Asian, 21% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Black, 10% of students are White, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy?
Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy offer ?
Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy part of?
Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.
In what neighborhood is Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy located?
Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy is located in the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago, IL. There are 4 other public schools located in Bridgeport.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 527 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 49% (Top 20%)
  • : 55% (Top 10%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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