Sherwood Elementary School

1900 Stratford Rd
Highland Park, IL 60035
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 413 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Sherwood Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 413 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : Top 20% in IL
  • : 45-49% (Top 20%)
  • : 48% (Top 20%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Sherwood Elementary School's student population of 413 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
413 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Sherwood Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sherwood Elementary School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IL)
#388 out of 3426 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Sherwood Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
45-49%
28%
This chart displays 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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
48%
30%
This chart displays 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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
65-69%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Sherwood Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
3%
17%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
81%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Sherwood Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart displays 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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sherwood Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Illinois.
0.34
This chart displays the diversity score of Sherwood Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
43%
This chart displays 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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
14%
27%
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sherwood Elementary School's ranking?
Sherwood Elementary School is ranked #388 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Sherwood Elementary School often compared to?
Sherwood Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Red Oak Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Sherwood Elementary School?
413 students attend Sherwood Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Sherwood Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sherwood Elementary School?
Sherwood Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Sherwood Elementary School offer ?
Sherwood Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Sherwood Elementary School part of?
Sherwood Elementary School is part of North Shore SD 112 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 413 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 45-49% (Top 20%)
  • : 48% (Top 20%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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