Sherman Elementary School

  • Sherman Elementary School serves 324 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sherman Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Sherman Elementary School's student population of 324 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students324 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Sherman Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sherman Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sherman Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#1978 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
43%
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 Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sherman Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 1999-00 school year data.
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sherman Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
94%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sherman Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sherman Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Wisconsin 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 Sherman Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.120.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sherman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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 Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMilwaukee School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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