Sheridan Way Elementary School

  • Sheridan Way Elementary School serves 450 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sheridan Way Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Sheridan Way Elementary School's student population of 450 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students450 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Sheridan Way Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Sheridan Way Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sheridan Way Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Sheridan Way Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than 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 (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#7288 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sheridan Way Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sheridan Way Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sheridan Way Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sheridan Way Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Asian
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sheridan Way Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
96%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sheridan Way Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sheridan Way Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
3%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sheridan Way Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sheridan Way Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.080.64
This chart display the diversity score of Sheridan Way Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sheridan Way Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
30%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sheridan Way Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVentura Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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