Sherman Elementary School

375 E Grant Ave
Roselle Park, NJ 07204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Sherman Elementary School serves 379 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sherman Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Sherman Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Sherman Elementary School's student population of 379 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Rankings

Sherman Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sherman Elementary School is 0.65, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#660 out of 2221 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
47%
29%
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Black
7%
15%
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White
35%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.650.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoselle Park Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sherman Elementary School is Abraham Clark High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Victor Mravlag School No. 21 (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elizabeth Victor Mravlag School No. 21 Math: 46% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 612 students
    0.4 miles
    132 Shelley Avenue
    Elizabeth, NJ 07208
    (908) 436-5850
    0.4 PK-8 612
  • Roselle Harrison Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-4 | 323 students
    0.5 miles
    310 Harrison Ave
    Roselle, NJ 07203
    (908) 298-2052
    0.5 1-4 323
  • Roselle Kindergarten Success Academy
    Grades: K | 201 students
    0.7 miles
    150 East 3rd Avenue
    Roselle, NJ 07203
    (908) 298-2040
    0.7 K 201
  • Roselle Park Robert Gordon Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 273 students
    0.7 miles
    59 West Grant Avenue
    Roselle Park, NJ 07204
    (908) 245-2285
    0.7 PK-5 273
  • Roselle Park Roselle Park Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 504 students
    0.7 miles
    57 W Grant Ave
    Roselle Park, NJ 07204
    (908) 245-1634
    0.7 6-8 504

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