Sherman

4415 N 38th St
Tacoma, WA 98407
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Sherman serves 413 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Sherman placed in the top 20% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Sherman places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Sherman's student population of 413 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students413 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Sherman
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Sherman is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sherman is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#211 out of 2039 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
2%
8%
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Hispanic
7%
23%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
79%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
10%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sherman. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score
0.360.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTacoma School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sherman is Science And Math Institute (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mason (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tacoma Mason Math: 55% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 779 students
    0.8 miles
    3901 N 28th St
    Tacoma, WA 98407
    (253) 571-7000
    0.8 6-8 779
  • Tacoma Truman Math: 38% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 764 students
    0.9 miles
    5801 N 35th St
    Tacoma, WA 98407
    (253) 571-5600
    0.9 6-8 764
  • Tacoma Downing Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 285 students
    1.0 miles
    2502 N Orchard St
    Tacoma, WA 98406
    (253) 571-7133
    1 PK-5 285
  • Tacoma Hoyt Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK
    1.0 miles
    2708 N Union Avenue
    Tacoma, WA 98407
    (253) 571-1000
    1 PK n/a
  • Tacoma Point Defiance Math: 70-74% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 393 students
    1.0 miles
    4330 N Visscher St
    Tacoma, WA 98407
    (253) 571-6900
    1 PK-5 393

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