Sherman Elementary School



Sherman Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sherman Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 26
K 37
1 30
2 34
3 30
4 41
5 32
6 24
7 38
8 27
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 319 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sherman Elementary School is the 1,652nd largest public school in Illinois and the 39,910th largest nationally. It has 18.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 319
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.09
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,910th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,652nd out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,009th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,912th out of 2,415

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Sherman Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 172
(54%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 147
(46%)
145,297
(49%)

Sherman Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 297
(93%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 20
(6%)
136,960
(47%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 White 1
(0%)
28,538
(10%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)

Sherman Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 312
(98%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 7
(2%)
46,387
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
308
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Sherman Elementary School is ranked 614th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sherman Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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
2013 384
2014 356
2015 319

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
2013 18.3
2014 24.9
2015 18.7

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
2013 0.9921875
2014 0.98595505617978
2015 0.97805642633229

Compare Sherman Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 97.8%
 

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