Sherman Junior High School

  • Sherman Junior High School serves 290 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 40% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Sherman Junior High School's student population of 290 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students290 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Sherman Junior High School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sherman Junior 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank#471 out of 644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
37%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
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 Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
2%
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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.
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 Score0.000.19
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 Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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 2013-14 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

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