Sherman Elementary School (Closed 2018)

1206 E Elm St
Streator, IL 61364
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sherman Elementary School served 279 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 20-24% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 20-24% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students279 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Sherman Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Sherman Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
20-24%
32%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
20-24%
38%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
14%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sherman Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
5%
17%
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White
72%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sherman Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This 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 IL.
Diversity Score
0.460.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
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 (13-14)
2%
3%
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 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStreator ESD 44 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 Streator Township High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Northlawn Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Streator Streator Township High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 872 students
    1.0 miles
    202 W Lincoln Ave
    Streator, IL 61364
    (815) 672-0545
    1 9-12 872
  • Streator Northlawn Junior High School Math: 22% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 702 students
    1.1 miles
    202 E 1st St
    Streator, IL 61364
    (815) 672-4558
    1.1 5-8 702
  • Streator Kimes Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 396 students
    1.7 miles
    1207 Reading St
    Streator, IL 61364
    (815) 672-2926
    1.7 PK-1 396
  • Streator Centennial Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-4 | 479 students
    2.3 miles
    614 Oakley Ave
    Streator, IL 61364
    (815) 672-2926
    2.3 2-4 479
  • Streator Woodland Elementary/jr High School Math: 20% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 353 students
    4.2 miles
    5800 E 3000 North Rd
    Streator, IL 61364
    (815) 672-2909
    4.2 PK-8 353
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