Sheridan Elementary School

  • Sheridan Elementary School serves 374 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

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School Overview

  • Sheridan Elementary School's student population of 374 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sheridan Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sheridan Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#1658 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
9%
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Black
58%
11%
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White
9%
67%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sheridan Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.610.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMinneapolis Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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