28 Sherwood Avenue
Shrewsbury, MA 01545
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Sherwood Middle School serves 964 students in grades 5-6.
Sherwood Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 43% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Sherwood Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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School Overview

Sherwood Middle School's student population of 964 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 43% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
964 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Sherwood Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sherwood Middle School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#265 out of 1667 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
36%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
22%
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Black
3%
10%
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White
47%
57%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Students: 964 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64

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