Sherlock Elementary School

  • Sherlock Elementary School serves 236 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-79% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 80%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 75%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Sherlock Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Sherlock Elementary School's student population of 236 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students236 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Sherlock Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Sherlock Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sherlock Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,506 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sherlock Elementary School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sherlock Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sherlock Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sherlock Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
10%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sherlock Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Hispanic
87%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sherlock Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sherlock Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
2%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sherlock Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sherlock Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.230.67
This chart display the diversity score of Sherlock Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sherlock Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sherlock Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCicero SD 99 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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