Sherwood Middle Academic Academy

Sherwood Middle Academic Academy serves 767 students in grades 6-8.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 94% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 96% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 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 55% (majority Black).

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 6% 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 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sherwood Middle Academic Academy is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#32 out of 1277 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
17%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
7%
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Black
44%
43%
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White
28%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.700.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
12%
7%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sherwood Middle Academic Academy is Broadmoor Senior High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Broadmoor Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Audubon Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Baton Rouge Audubon Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 534 students
    0.2 miles
    10730 Goodwood Blvd
    Baton Rouge, LA 70815
    (225) 272-2620
    0.2 PK-5 534
  • Baton Rouge Broadmoor Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 376 students
    0.3 miles
    1225 Sharp Road
    Baton Rouge, LA 70815
    (225) 272-0540
    0.3 6-8 376
  • Baton Rouge Broadmoor Senior High School Math: 34% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 1,110 student
    0.8 miles
    10100 Goodwood Blvd.
    Baton Rouge, LA 70815
    (225) 926-1420
    0.8 8-12 1,110
  • Baton Rouge Broadmoor Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 495 students
    1.0 miles
    4510 Bawell Street
    Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    (225) 925-0343
    1 PK-5 495
  • Baton Rouge Cedarcrest-southmoor Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 643 students
    1.5 miles
    10187 Twin Cedars
    Baton Rouge, LA 70816
    (225) 293-9950
    1.5 PK-5 643

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