Sherman Elementary School



Sherman Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sherman Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 42
1 45
2 45
3 50
4 46
5 39
6 44
7 38
8 41
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sherman Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 430 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sherman Elementary School is the 1,078th largest public school in Illinois and the 28,529th largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 430
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,529th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,078th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,106th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,504th out of 2,345

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Sherman Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 231
(54%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 199
(46%)
147,201
(50%)

Sherman Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 421
(98%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
136,780
(46%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 White 0
(0%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Sherman Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 421
(98%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 9
(2%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Sherman Elementary School is ranked 350th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sherman Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Sherman Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 584
2006 617
2007 485
2008 598
2009 519
2010 451
2011 461
2012 430

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.8
2006 19.3
2007 15.2
2008 19.9
2009 17.3
2010 19.6
2011 21
2012 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99486301369863
2006 0.87520259319287
2007 1.0103092783505
2008 0.82943143812709
2009 0.99421965317919
2010 0.99334811529933
2011 0.99349240780911
2012 0.97906976744186

Compare Sherman Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 97.9%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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