Sheridan Elementary School serves 135 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Sheridan Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (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 20-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Sheridan Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Sheridan Elementary School's student population of 135 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
135 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (18-19)
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Sheridan Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 School is 0.28, which is less 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1486 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
13%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
84%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 135 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.28

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