Sherwood Elementary School

  • Sherwood Elementary School serves 603 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sherwood Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Sherwood Elementary School's student population of 603 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students603 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sherwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sherwood Elementary School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#349 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
39%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
39%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
45%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sherwood Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.640.59
This chart display the diversity score of Sherwood Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhenix City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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