Sherman School

2 Route 37 East
Sherman, CT 06784
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 261 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Sherman School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 261 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : Top 30% in CT
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sherman School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Sherman School's student population of 261 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
261 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Sherman School ranks within the top 30% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sherman School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
#210 out of 940 schools
(Top 30%)
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55-59%
39%
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65-69%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
29%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
84%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sherman School's ranking?
Sherman School is ranked #210 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Sherman School?
261 students attend Sherman School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Sherman School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sherman School?
Sherman School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Sherman School offer ?
Sherman School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Sherman School part of?
Sherman School is part of Sherman School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 261 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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