Sheridan School

  • Sheridan School serves 702 students in grades KG-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Sheridan School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 702 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 702 students
Sheridan School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Sheridan School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Sheridan School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Sheridan School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Sheridan School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Sheridan School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
65%
10%
Sheridan School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
24%
15%
Sheridan School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
2%
68%
Sheridan School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Sheridan School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Sheridan School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Sheridan School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.52 0.25
Sheridan School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
99%
41%
Sheridan School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Sheridan School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

  • Philadelphia City School District's student population of 131,666 students has decreased by 14% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,020 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $19,916 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
215
3
Number of Students Managed 131,666 1,497
Philadelphia City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,756 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,742 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $20,020 $13,911
Philadelphia City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $19,916 $13,599
Philadelphia City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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