Sherrelwood Elementary School

  • Sherrelwood Elementary School serves 270 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sherrelwood Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado 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 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sherrelwood Elementary School's student population of 270 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students270 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sherrelwood Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Sherrelwood Elementary School is 0.25, 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 (CO)
Overall Testing Rank#1490 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sherrelwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sherrelwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
86%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sherrelwood Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sherrelwood Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
10%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sherrelwood Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.250.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sherrelwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestminster School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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