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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-4
Total Students702 students
Sheridan School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Sheridan School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
Sheridan School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSheridan School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Sheridan School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
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)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Sheridan School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSheridan School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownPA 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.
0.520.51
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 (2001-2015)
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 8% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $19,677 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,504 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
215
3
Number of Students Managed131,6661,497
Philadelphia City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$2,831 MM$21 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$2,951 MM$20 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$19,677$12,967
Philadelphia City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$20,504$12,300
Philadelphia City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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