Sherman School

120 Killey Avenue
Warwick, RI 02889
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sherman School serves 324 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 28%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Sherman School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Sherman School's student population of 324 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Sherman School is ranked within the top 50% of all 287 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sherman School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#115 out of 287 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
25%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
78%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.380.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWarwick School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sherman School is Pilgrim High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Warwick Veterans Junior High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hoxsie School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Warwick Hoxsie School
    Grades: K-6 | 325 students
    0.8 miles
    55 Glenwood Drive
    Warwick, RI 02889
    (401) 734-3555
    0.8 K-6 325
  • Warwick Holden School
    Grades: K-6 | 199 students
    1.0 miles
    61 Hoxsie Avenue
    Warwick, RI 02889
    (401) 734-3455
    1.0 K-6 199
  • Warwick Warwick Veterans Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 848 students
    1.2 miles
    2401 West Shore Road
    Warwick, RI 02889
    (401) 734-3200
    1.2 7-8 848
  • Warwick Oakland Beach School
    Grades: PK-6 | 395 students
    1.4 miles
    383 Oakland Beach Avenue
    Warwick, RI 02889
    (401) 734-3420
    1.4 PK-6 395
  • Warwick Lippitt School
    Grades: K-6 | 271 students
    1.5 miles
    30 Almy Street
    Warwick, RI 02886
    (401) 734-3240
    1.5 K-6 271

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