Sherman Elementary School

6633 Brawner St
Mc Lean, VA 22101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 350 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Sherman Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : Top 10% in VA
  • : 80-84% (Top 30%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Sherman Elementary School's student population of 350 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
350 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Sherman Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sherman Elementary School is 0.64, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (VA)
#103 out of 1792 schools
(Top 10%)
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(20-21)
80-84%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sherman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
85-89%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sherman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
70-79%
59%
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
28%
7%
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Hispanic
7%
18%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
52%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
0.64
This chart display the diversity score of Sherman Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sherman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sherman Elementary School's ranking?
Sherman Elementary School is ranked #103 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Sherman Elementary School often compared to?
Sherman Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Kent Gardens Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Sherman Elementary School?
350 students attend Sherman Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Sherman Elementary School students are White, 28% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sherman Elementary School?
Sherman Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Sherman Elementary School offer ?
Sherman Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Sherman Elementary School part of?
Sherman Elementary School is part of Fairfax Co PBLC Schs School District.

School Reviews

5   6/13/2011
Great little school. Very highly recommend. Test scores are really high. The school has an active PTA and there is a lot of parent involvement, because McLean is a wealthy suburb with a lot of parents who have graduate degrees and professional jobs. The building just was renovated in 2009. The teachers are excellent, although there has been huge teacher turnover in the last few years. One downside is the school sometimes has to have split classes because it's such a small school. Usually they have 2 classes of each grade, but sometimes there will be a 4th and 5th grade combined class where 1 teacher teaches both grades in the same classroom, along with one 4th grade-only class and one 5th grade-only class. Some kids do fine with that but others do not, so some parents do not like split classes. Also, the Franklin Sherman students who qualify for GT (Gifted and Talented program) go to the Haycock Elementary school starting in 3rd grade. Franklin Sherman still has a GT enrichment teacher, but budget cuts have forced them to reduce her hours.
- Posted by Parent - comed

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 80-84% (Top 30%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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