Sherwood Elementary School



Sherwood Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sherwood Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 54
K 35
1 35
2 34
3 34
4 24
5 33
6 34
7 26
8 36
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sherwood Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 345 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sherwood Elementary School is the 1,518th largest public school in Illinois and the 37,515th largest nationally. It has 15.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 345
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.67
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,515th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,518th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,017th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,463rd out of 2,415

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Sherwood Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 177
(51%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 168
(49%)
145,297
(49%)

Sherwood Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 328
(95%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 13
(4%)
136,960
(47%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
3,538
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
520
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 White 0
(0%)
28,538
(10%)

Sherwood Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 339
(98%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 6
(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, Sherwood Elementary School is ranked 530th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sherwood Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.3%) 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.

Sherwood Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 444
2006 417
2007 402
2008 398
2009 408
2010 386
2011 354
2012 301
2013 400
2014 347
2015 345

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 18.1
2007 16.8
2008 18.1
2009 18.5
2010 18.4
2011 16.9
2012 10.7
2013 13.8
2014 15.2
2015 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99324324324324
2006 0.99280575539568
2007 0.99502487562189
2008 0.99246231155779
2009 0.99264705882353
2010 0.99222797927461
2011 0.99152542372881
2012 0.99003322259136
2013 0.9925
2014 0.99135446685879
2015 0.98260869565217

Compare Sherwood Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 98.3%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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