Sheridan Elementary School



Sheridan Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sheridan Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 24
K 43
1 73
2 65
3 78
4 75
5 69
6 77
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sheridan Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Elgin, IL in the School District U-46. It enrolls 504 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sheridan Elementary School is the 714th largest public school in Illinois and the 21,144th largest nationally. It has 18.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 504
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.62
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,144th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 714th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,060th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,173rd out of 2,345

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Sheridan Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 255
(51%)
10,658
(48%)
 Male 249
(49%)
11,482
(52%)

Sheridan Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 438
(87%)
11,737
(53%)
 Black 48
(10%)
1,393
(6%)
 White 8
(2%)
6,299
(28%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
547
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
142
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2,002
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
20
(0%)

Sheridan Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 462
(92%)
11,945
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(5%)
2,148
(10%)
 Not Eligible 19
(4%)
8,047
(36%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Sheridan Elementary School is ranked 263rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sheridan Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.2%) 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.

Sheridan Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 546
2006 520
2007 509
2008 468
2009 472
2010 490
2011 495
2012 504

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 15.3
2007 17
2008 16.3
2009 17.7
2010 20.9
2011 22.1
2012 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89194139194139
2006 0.94230769230769
2007 0.89980353634578
2008 0.9465811965812
2009 0.96186440677966
2010 0.93061224489796
2011 0.92525252525253
2012 0.96230158730159

Compare Sheridan Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 96.2%
 

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Public KG - 06 504 18.2:1  
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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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