Sherman High School

10008 Coal River Road
Seth, WV 25181
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Sherman High School serves 431 students in grades 9-12.
Sherman High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia 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 20-24% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

School Overview

Sherman High School's student population of 431 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students431 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Sherman High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 644 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sherman High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#590 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
98%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.040.19
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
48%
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 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoone County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sherman High School is Riverside High School (9.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Sherman Junior High School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seth Sherman Junior High School Math: 28% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 290 students
    0.0 miles
    9846 Coal River Road
    Seth, WV 25181
    (304) 837-3694
    0 6-8 290
  • Comfort Sherman Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 337 students
    1.6 miles
    7487 Coal River Road
    Comfort, WV 25049
    (304) 837-8310
    1.6 PK-5 337
  • Ashford Ashford-rumble Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 170 students
    6.6 miles
    1649 Ashford Nellis Road
    Ashford, WV 25009
    (304) 836-5381
    6.6 PK-5 170
  • Charleston Chesapeake Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 155 students
    9.1 miles
    13620 Mccorkle Ave
    Charleston, WV 25315
    (304) 949-1121
    9.1 PK-5 155
  • Belle Midland Trail Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 230 students
    9.1 miles
    200 Ferry St
    Belle, WV 25015
    (304) 949-1823
    9.1 PK-5 230

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