Sherman High School

  • Sherman High School serves 1,840 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Sherman High School's student population of 1,840 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 126 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,840 students
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Total Classroom Teachers126 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sherman High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sherman High School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#5173 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
78%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
72%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
37%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sherman High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
14%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sherman High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
41%
28%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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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 TX.
Diversity Score0.680.41
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Graduation Rate
93%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
53%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSherman Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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