Sherman High School

  • Sherman High School serves 424 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

School Overview

  • Sherman High School's student population of 424 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students424 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Sherman High School
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sherman High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sherman High School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sherman High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sherman High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sherman High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sherman High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Black
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sherman High School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
99%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sherman High School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia 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 High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.020.12
This chart display the diversity score of Sherman High School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate90-94%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Sherman High School and public school graduation rate of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sherman High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sherman High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoone County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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