9846 Coal River Road
Seth, WV 25181
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Sherman Junior High School serves 290 students in grades 6-8.
Sherman Junior 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.

School Overview

Sherman Junior High School's student population of 290 students has grown by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
290 students
This chart display total students of Sherman Junior High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Sherman Junior High School
Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Sherman Junior High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Sherman Junior High School by grade.

School Rankings

Sherman Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 638 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sherman Junior High School is 0.00, 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 Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#528 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Sherman Junior High School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sherman Junior 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
40%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sherman Junior 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sherman Junior High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sherman Junior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sherman Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
100%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sherman Junior High School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sherman Junior High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score
0.00
This chart display the diversity score of Sherman Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sherman Junior 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
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sherman Junior 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Sherman Junior High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

All-Girl Public High Schools: Improving Confidence and College Success
All-Girl Public High Schools: Improving Confidence and College Success
While all-girl public high schools are not prevalent, their advantages are significant. Learn about the academic and social benefits of an all-girls education.
4 Ways Parents Can Turn a Campus into a Top Public School
4 Ways Parents Can Turn a Campus into a Top Public School
Every campus has the potential to become a top public school. Learn about what you can do as a parent to improve your child's public school.
Segregation: A Modern Problem for Public Schools in the South
Segregation: A Modern Problem for Public Schools in the South
Learn about the unfortunate cases of segregation that are arising in public schools in the South, as well as the legal rulings forcing desegregation once again.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 290 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.00 (Btm 50%)

Related School Videos

Quick Links