Sherman Elementary School (Closed 2017)

  • Sherman Elementary School served 335 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 19% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students335 students
This chart display total students of Sherman Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Sherman Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Sherman Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sherman Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sherman Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sherman Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sherman Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
81%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sherman Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 WA.
Diversity Score0.33n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Sherman Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
37%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTacoma School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Sherman Elementary School is Science And Math Institute (1.5 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Mason (0.9 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Sherman (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tacoma Sherman
    Grades: K-5 | 425 students
    0.0 miles
    4415 N 38th St
    Tacoma, WA 98407
    (253)571-5488
    0.0 K-5 425
  • Tacoma Mason
    Grades: 6-8 | 791 students
    0.9 miles
    3901 N 28th St
    Tacoma, WA 98407
    (253)571-7000
    0.9 6-8 791
  • Tacoma Truman
    Grades: 6-8 | 801 students
    0.9 miles
    5801 N 35th St
    Tacoma, WA 98407
    (253)571-5600
    0.9 6-8 801
  • Tacoma Downing
    Grades: PK-5 | 311 students
    1.0 miles
    2502 N Orchard St
    Tacoma, WA 98406
    (253)571-7133
    1.0 PK-5 311
  • Tacoma Hoyt Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK
    1.0 miles
    2708 N Union Avenue
    Tacoma, WA 98407
    (253)571-1000
    1.0 PK n/a
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