Sherman Elementary School

1000 W 52nd St
Chicago, IL 60609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Sherman Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Sherman Elementary School's student population of 255 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Sherman Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3298 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:115:1
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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%
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Diversity Score
0.170.68
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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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sherman Elementary School is Hope College Prep High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Holmes Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Holmes Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 162 students
    0.4 miles
    955 W Garfield Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 535-9025
    0.4 PK-8 162
  • Chicago Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts Magnet School
    Math: 10% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 418 students
    0.5 miles
    5415 S Union Ave
    Chicago, IL 60609
    (773) 535-1666
    0.5 PK-8 418
  • Chicago Libby Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 353 students
    0.5 miles
    5300 S Loomis Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60609
    (773) 535-9050
    0.5 K-8 353
  • Chicago Hope College Prep High School Magnet School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 96 students
    0.6 miles
    5515 S Lowe Ave
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 535-3160
    0.6 9-12 96
  • Chicago Kipp Chicago Chrtrs Bloom Campus Charter School
    Math: 10% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 352 students
    0.6 miles
    5515 S Lowe Ave
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 938-8565
    0.6 5-8 352

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