Sherman Thomas Stem Academy School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
51 E. Adell St.
Madera, CA 93638
Phone
(559) 871-5490
District
MADERA UNIFIED
County
MADERA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
Yes

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

9

(10 is best)

Better than 81.0% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Sherman Thomas Stem Academy School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 67 42
Proficiency in Reading 74 47
Proficiency in Math 59 37

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 69 43
Proficiency in Reading 73 49
Proficiency in Math 65 37

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 52 42
Proficiency in Reading 73 48
Proficiency in Math 31.58 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
AVG FOR DISTRICT 24.85
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) UNREPORTED 6.4% 25.0%
Black UNREPORTED 1.7% 5.9%
Hispanic UNREPORTED 90.1% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander UNREPORTED 1.3% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska UNREPORTED 0.5% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 88.3% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 76.6% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 11.7% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 92,298 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 244.4 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 9.1% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 26.2% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.7% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 19.8% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 9.2% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 24,751 12,965,435
Single Parent Households With Children 18.8% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 61.4% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 10.6% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 3.9% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.4% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.4% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.7% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.9% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.0% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 14.7% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,084 $124,904,520 54.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $511 $10,490,830 4.5%
Staff $568 $11,661,040 5.0%
General Administration $97 $1,991,410 0.9%
School Administration $714 $14,658,420 6.3%
Operation $997 $20,468,410 8.9%
Transportation $337 $6,918,610 3.0%
Other $487 $9,998,110 4.3%
Total Support $3,711 $76,186,830 33.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,451 $29,789,030 12.9%
Total Expenditures $11,246 $230,880,380 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%