Sheridan Elementary School

3737 E 5th Ave
Spokane, WA 99202
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Sheridan Elementary School serves 481 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Sheridan Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sheridan Elementary School's student population of 481 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Sheridan Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sheridan Elementary School is 0.64, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1765 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
9%
8%
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Hispanic
12%
23%
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Black
6%
4%
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White
57%
54%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
13%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.640.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpokane School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sheridan Elementary School is The Healing Lodge (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Libby Center (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Spokane Libby Center Special Education School
    Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-8 | 352 students
    0.7 miles
    2900 E 1st Ave
    Spokane, WA 99202
    (509) 354-7500
    0.7 K-8 352
  • Spokane Franklin Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 432 students
    1.1 miles
    2627 E 17th Ave
    Spokane, WA 99223
    (509) 354-2620
    1.1 PK-6 432
  • Spokane The Healing Lodge
    Grades: 8-12
    1.2 miles
    5600 E 8th Ave
    Spokane, WA 99212
    (509) 533-6910
    1.2 8-12 n/a
  • Spokane Lincoln Heights Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 512 students
    1.2 miles
    3322 E 22nd Ave
    Spokane, WA 99223
    (509) 354-3300
    1.2 PK-6 512
  • Spokane Sccp Images Alternative School
    Grades: 12 | 50 students
    1.6 miles
    1810 N Greene St
    Spokane, WA 99217
    (509) 533-7326
    1.6 12 50

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