533 W 27th St
Chicago, IL 60616
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
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 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 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 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 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 Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
560 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Sheridan Elementary Math & Science Academy is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#567 out of 3655 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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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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n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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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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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 560 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74 (Top 1%)

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