Sherwood Elementary School

706 Idle Hour Dr
Phenix City, AL 36867
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 511 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Sherwood Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 511 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : Top 20% in AL
  • : 46% (Top 20%)
  • : 59% (Top 30%)
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sherwood Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Sherwood Elementary School's student population of 511 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
511 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Sherwood Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sherwood Elementary School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#219 out of 1285 schools
(Top 20%)
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46%
29%
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59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30-34%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
10%
10%
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Black
39%
32%
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White
41%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.67
This chart display the diversity score of Sherwood Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sherwood Elementary School's ranking?
Sherwood Elementary School is ranked #219 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Sherwood Elementary School often compared to?
Sherwood Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lakewood Primary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
46% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Sherwood Elementary School?
511 students attend Sherwood Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Sherwood Elementary School students are White, 39% of students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sherwood Elementary School?
Sherwood Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Sherwood Elementary School offer ?
Sherwood Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Sherwood Elementary School part of?
Sherwood Elementary School is part of Phenix City School District.

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5   3/23/2019
I love this school and I miss it so much
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 511 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 46% (Top 20%)
  • : 59% (Top 30%)
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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