Sherman School



Sherman School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sherman School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 72
1 69
2 62
3 67
4 63
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sherman School is a public elementary school located in Watertown, NY in the Watertown City School District. It enrolls 333 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sherman School is the 2,096th largest public school in New York and the 38,643rd largest nationally. It has 19.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 333
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,643rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 2,096th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 2,654th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,543rd out of 2,753

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Sherman School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 169
(51%)
1,197
(52%)
 Female 164
(49%)
1,110
(48%)

Sherman School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 261
(79%)
1,642
(71%)
 Two or More 26
(8%)
219
(9%)
 Hispanic 22
(7%)
219
(9%)
 Black 12
(4%)
179
(8%)
 Asian 12
(4%)
45
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Sherman School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 161
(48%)
804
(35%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 155
(47%)
1,349
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(5%)
154
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Sherman School is ranked 1,486th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sherman School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 266
2006 352
2007 315
2008 333
2009 317
2010 346
2011 352
2012 348
2013 327
2014 329
2015 333

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 19.2
2007 15.8
2008 17.5
2009 16.7
2010 17.6
2011 20.7
2012 19.3
2013 17.2
2014 17.3
2015 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34962406015038
2006 0.34659090909091
2007 0.34603174603175
2008 0.38138138138138
2009 0.37854889589905
2010 0.37861271676301
2011 0.41477272727273
2012 0.41666666666667
2013 0.38532110091743
2014 0.49240121580547
2015 0.51651651651652

Compare Sherman School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 51.7%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 04 333 19.1:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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