Sherwood Middle School

28 Sherwood Avenue
Shrewsbury, MA 01545
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Sherwood Middle School serves 952 students in grades 5-6.
Sherwood Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 952 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Sherwood Middle School's student population of 952 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
952 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
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School Rankings

Sherwood Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sherwood Middle School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#380 out of 1644 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
38%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
23%
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Black
3%
10%
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White
44%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sherwood Middle School's ranking?
Sherwood Middle School is ranked #380 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Sherwood Middle School often compared to?
Sherwood Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Oak Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
How many students attend Sherwood Middle School?
952 students attend Sherwood Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Sherwood Middle School students are White, 38% of students are Asian, 10% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sherwood Middle School?
Sherwood Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Sherwood Middle School offer ?
Sherwood Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Sherwood Middle School part of?
Sherwood Middle School is part of Shrewsbury School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-6
  • Enrollment: 952 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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