Sherard Elementary School



Sherard Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sherard Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 11
K 33
1 43
2 45
3 32
4 33
5 40
6 35
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 6

Sherard Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Clarksdale, MS in the Coahoma County School District. It enrolls 278 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sherard Elementary School is the 435th largest public school in Mississippi and the 43,402nd largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 278
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.5

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Sherard Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 155
(56%)
540
(52%)
 Female 123
(44%)
497
(48%)

Sherard Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 174
(63%)
916
(88%)
 White 86
(31%)
96
(9%)
 Hispanic 16
(6%)
22
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sherard Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 278
(100%)
1,037
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Sherard Elementary School is ranked 376th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sherard Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 77.0%. 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.

Sherard Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 183
2006 170
2007 204
2008 234
2009 212
2010 230
2011 235
2012 244
2013 273
2014 270
2015 278

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 12.1
2007 13
2008 12
2009 12.8
2010 13.7
2011 13.8
2012 13
2013 13
2014 15.2
2015 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98360655737705
2006 0.94705882352941
2007 0.98529411764706
2008 0.98717948717949
2009 0.98584905660377
2010 0.92173913043478
2011 0.98723404255319
2012 0.98770491803279
2013 0.98901098901099
2014 1
2015 1

Compare Sherard Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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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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