Sherman Elementary School serves 563 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 563 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
- Minority Enrollment: 97%
- Math Proficiency: 37%
- Reading Proficiency: 49%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Sherman Elementary School's student population of 563 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Sherman Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
37% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Sherman Elementary School?
563 students attend Sherman Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Sherman Elementary School students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are White, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sherman Elementary School?
Sherman Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Sherman Elementary School offer ?
Sherman Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Sherman Elementary School part of?
Sherman Elementary School is part of San Diego Unified School District.
View the Sherman Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
First Day of Black History Month
February 01, 2024 (Thursday)
First Day of Women's History Month
March 01, 2024 (Friday)
First Day of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May 01, 2024 (Wednesday)
First Day of LGBTQ+ Pride Month
June 01, 2024 (Saturday)
Last Day of School
June 06, 2024 (Thursday)
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