Sherlock Elementary School

5347 W 22nd Pl
Cicero, IL 60804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 549 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Sherlock Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 549 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Sherlock Elementary School's student population of 549 students has grown by 132% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 106% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
549 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Sherlock Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sherlock Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
#3141 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤5%
28%
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10-14%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
97%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
1%
47%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sherlock Elementary School's ranking?
Sherlock Elementary School is ranked #3141 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Sherlock Elementary School?
549 students attend Sherlock Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Sherlock Elementary School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sherlock Elementary School?
Sherlock Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Sherlock Elementary School offer ?
Sherlock Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Sherlock Elementary School part of?
Sherlock Elementary School is part of Cicero SD 99 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 549 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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