1000 W 52nd St
Chicago, IL 60609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Sherman Elementary School serves 255 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Sherman Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

Sherman Elementary School's student population of 255 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
255 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Sherman Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sherman Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3464 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
9%
26%
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Black
91%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
47%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
36%
27%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 255 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

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