Sherman Elementary School

301 22nd St.
San Diego, CA 92102
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Sherman Elementary School serves 678 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Sherman Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 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).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Sherman Elementary School's student population of 678 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students678 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Sherman Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Sherman Elementary School is 0.22, 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
#3848 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
88%
54%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sherman Elementary School is Garfield High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Perkins K-8 (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Burbank Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Diego Burbank Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 439 students
    0.6 miles
    2146 Julian Ave.
    San Diego, CA 92113
    (619) 652-4500
    0.6 K-5 439
  • San Diego Kimbrough Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 345 students
    0.6 miles
    321 Hoitt St.
    San Diego, CA 92102
    (619) 525-2010
    0.6 K-5 345
  • San Diego Perkins K-8 Math: 14% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 454 students
    0.6 miles
    1770 Main St.
    San Diego, CA 92113
    (619) 344-5300
    0.6 K-8 454
  • San Diego Garfield High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 246 students
    0.8 miles
    1255 16th St.
    San Diego, CA 92101
    (619) 362-4500
    0.8 9-12 246
  • San Diego King-chavez Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 14% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 366 students
    0.8 miles
    500 30th St.
    San Diego, CA 92102
    (619) 744-3828
    0.8 6-8 366

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