Sherman Elementary



Sherman Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sherman Elementary Students by Grade
PK 91
K 32
1 39
2 35
3 27
4 36
5 32
6 36
7 31
8 25
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sherman Elementary is a public elementary school located in Milwaukee, WI in the Milwaukee School District. It enrolls 384 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sherman Elementary is the 517th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 33,718th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 384
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,718th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 517th out of 1,196
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,035th out of 1,191
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 725th out of 1,191

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Sherman Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 202
(53%)
30,716
(52%)
 Female 182
(47%)
28,316
(48%)

Sherman Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 352
(92%)
30,930
(52%)
 White 15
(4%)
8,010
(14%)
 Hispanic 11
(3%)
15,098
(26%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
3,923
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
51
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
599
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
421
(1%)

Sherman Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 316
(82%)
40,416
(68%)
 Not Eligible 68
(18%)
18,616
(32%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,175 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Sherman Elementary is ranked 103rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sherman Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 42.8%. 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 722
2006 718
2007 613
2008 570
2009 570
2010 504
2011 475
2012 459
2013 467
2014 387
2015 384

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 14.7
2007 13.1
2008 14.4
2009 17.2
2010 15.1
2011 17.4
2012 15.3
2013 15.8
2014 N/A
2015 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84764542936288
2006 0.87604456824513
2007 0.9021207177814
2008 0.87017543859649
2009 0.90175438596491
2010 0.87896825396825
2011 0.97894736842105
2012 0.96732026143791
2013 0.96145610278373
2014 0.95348837209302
2015 0.82291666666667

Compare Sherman Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,434.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 82.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sherman Elementary
Milwaukee, WI
Public PK - 08 384 18.1:1  
Sherman Park Lutheran School / Preschool
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Private PK - 08 238 21:1 1 miles
St Catherine Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 191 10:1 1 miles
Pilgrim Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 250 18:1 1 miles
Milwaukee French Immersion
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Public PK - 05 537 27.7:1 1 miles
Mt Calvary Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 205 17:1 1 miles
Fifty-Third Street Elementary
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Public PK - 08 393 19.2:1 1 miles
Townsend Street Elementary
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Public PK - 08 311 19.1:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 08 282 19.1:1 1 miles
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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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