Sherwood Forest Elementary School

3035 Sherwood Forest Lane
Norfolk, VA 23513
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Sherwood Forest Elementary School serves 600 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sherwood Forest Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Sherwood Forest Elementary School's student population of 600 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students600 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Sherwood Forest Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sherwood Forest Elementary School is 0.63, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1550 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
68%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
16%
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Black
56%
22%
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White
21%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.630.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorfolk City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sherwood Forest Elementary School is Norview High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Norview Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Coleman Place Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Norfolk Coleman Place Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 680 students
    0.6 miles
    2445 Palmyra St.
    Norfolk, VA 23513
    (757) 852-4641
    0.6 PK-5 680
  • Norfolk Norview Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,060 student
    1.2 miles
    6325 Sewells Point Rd
    Norfolk, VA 23513
    (757) 852-4600
    1.2 6-8 1,060
  • Norfolk Norview Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
    1.4 miles
    6401 Chesapeake Blvd
    Norfolk, VA 23513
    (757) 852-4660
    1.4 PK-5 430
  • Norfolk Academy For Discovery At Lakewood Math: 64% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-8 | 807 students
    1.5 miles
    1701 Alsace Ave
    Norfolk, VA 23509
    (757) 628-2477
    1.5 3-8 807
  • Norfolk Norfolk Technical Center Vocational School

    1.5 miles
    1330 N Military Hwy
    Norfolk, VA 23502
    (757) 892-3300
    1.5 n/a n/a

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