Sheridan Elementary School

  • Sheridan Elementary School serves 357 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Sheridan Elementary School's student population of 357 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sheridan Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sheridan Elementary School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#2775 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
43%
17%
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White
36%
49%
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Two or more races
14%
3%
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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 IL.
Diversity Score0.670.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBloomington SD 87 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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