Sherman Elementary School serves 235 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sherman Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 235 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 77%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in NE
- Math Proficiency: 6-9% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education
Sherman Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Sherman Elementary School's student population of 235 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sherman Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sherman Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#871 out of 902 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Sherman Elementary School's ranking?
Sherman Elementary School is ranked #871 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
How many students attend Sherman Elementary School?
235 students attend Sherman Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Sherman Elementary School students are Hispanic, 23% of students are White, 9% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sherman Elementary School?
Sherman Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Sherman Elementary School offer ?
Sherman Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Sherman Elementary School part of?
Sherman Elementary School is part of Omaha Public Schools School District.
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