Sherman Elementary



Sherman Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sherman Elementary Students by Grade
PK 65
K 93
1 100
2 107
3 97
4 100
5 97
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sherman Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 659 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sherman Elementary is the 1,442nd largest public school in Texas and the 10,000th largest nationally. It has 18.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 659
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,000th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,442nd out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,566th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,402nd out of 4,778

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Sherman Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 350
(53%)
84,767
(51%)
 Female 309
(47%)
82,642
(49%)

Sherman Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 574
(87%)
104,021
(62%)
 Black 75
(11%)
40,163
(24%)
 White 9
(1%)
14,735
(9%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
375
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
6,226
(4%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1,759
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
130
(0%)

Sherman Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 639
(97%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 20
(3%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Sherman Elementary is ranked 465th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sherman Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 584
2006 507
2007 542
2008 486
2009 495
2010 369
2011 587
2012 555
2013 570
2014 654
2015 659

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 15.4
2007 17.5
2008 16.2
2009 15.7
2010 15.9
2011 20.2
2012 19.1
2013 20.3
2014 19.8
2015 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96061643835616
2006 0.68441814595661
2007 0.76014760147601
2008 0.75514403292181
2009 0.75959595959596
2010 0.53387533875339
2011 0.43100511073254
2012 0.97297297297297
2013 0.97894736842105
2014 0.97094801223242
2015 0.96965098634294

Compare Sherman Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 97.0%
 

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Public PK - 05 659 18.8:1  
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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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