Sheridan Elementary School

Sheridan Elementary School serves 148 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Sheridan Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sheridan Elementary School's student population of 148 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students148 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Sheridan Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 School is 0.32, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1976 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
9%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
82%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sheridan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSerena CUSD 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sheridan Elementary School is Serena High School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Serena Middle School (4.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Serena Serena High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 225 students
    3.9 miles
    Po Box 107
    Serena, IL 60549
    (815) 496-2361
    3.9 9-12 225
  • Serena Serena Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 189 students
    4.7 miles
    Po Box 107
    Serena, IL 60549
    (815) 496-9250
    4.7 5-8 189
  • Newark Newark Ccsd 66 Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school
    5.3 miles
    503 Chicago Rd
    Newark, IL 60541
    (815) 695-5143
    5.3 Inquire with school n/a
  • Newark Newark Chsd 18 Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school
    5.3 miles
    413 Chicago Rd
    Newark, IL 60541
    (815) 695-5164
    5.3 Inquire with school n/a
  • Newark Newark Community High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 165 students
    5.3 miles
    413 Chicago Rd
    Newark, IL 60541
    (815) 695-5164
    5.3 9-12 165

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