Sherwood Middle Academic Academy

  • Sherwood Middle Academic Academy serves 767 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 95% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 96% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sherwood Middle Academic Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Sherwood Middle Academic Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

  • Sherwood Middle Academic Academy's student population of 767 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students767 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sherwood Middle Academic Academy is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sherwood Middle Academic Academy is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#31 out of 1278 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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Asian
18%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
45%
44%
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White
28%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sherwood Middle Academic Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.690.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sherwood Middle Academic Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Baton Rouge Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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