Sherwood Elementary School

  • Sherwood Elementary School serves 501 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

School Overview

  • Sherwood Elementary School's student population of 501 students has grown by 82% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 56% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students501 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sherwood Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sherwood Elementary School is 0.44, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#1678 out of 2,073 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
61%
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 Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:114:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
6%
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Black
9%
16%
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White
74%
72%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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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 MO.
Diversity Score0.440.23
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield R-xii School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Sherwood Elementary School is Excel School (1.1 miles away)
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