Sherwood Elementary School

  • Sherwood Elementary School serves 472 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 92% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 78%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 88% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 82%) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • Sherwood Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Sherwood Elementary School's student population of 472 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students472 students
This chart display total students of Sherwood Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Sherwood Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Sherwood Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Sherwood Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sherwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,833 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sherwood Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)
92%
78%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)
88%
82%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sherwood Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sherwood Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
17%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
17%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
56%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 MI.
Diversity Score0.630.28
This chart display the diversity score of Sherwood Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
40%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSaginaw Township Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Sherwood Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn how various states regulate maximum class sizes.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.