3100 Plymouth Ave
Lincoln, NE 68502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Sheridan Elementary School serves 480 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sheridan Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Sheridan Elementary School's student population of 480 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Sheridan Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 904 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sheridan Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#41 out of 904 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
83%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 480 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30 (Top 50%)

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