Sherman School

Serves grades KG - 4

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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
836 Sherman St
Watertown, NY 13601
Phone
(315) 785-3760
District
WATERTOWN CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
JEFFERSON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
328
Classroom Teachers
19

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New York

6

(10 is best)

Better than 58.7% of NY schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Sherman School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 58 52
Proficiency in Reading 60 50
Proficiency in Math 56 53

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 40 47
Proficiency in Reading 35 47
Proficiency in Math 44 48

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.32
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.08
AVG FOR STATE 17.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 69 21.0%
Grade 1 70 21.3%
Grade 2 63 19.2%
Grade 3 66 20.1%
Grade 4 60 18.3%
Grade 5 0 0.0%
Grade 6 0 0.0%
Grade 7 0 0.0%
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 0 0.0%
Grade 10 0 0.0%
Grade 11 0 0.0%
Grade 12 0 0.0%
Total 328 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 84.8% 77.9% 45.1%
Black 3.0% 8.8% 17.7%
Hispanic 8.4% 10.7% 26.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.4% 1.8% 9.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.9% 0.9%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 51.8% 64.6% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 45.7% 58.2% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.1% 6.4% 3.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 30,725 19,542,209
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,070.5 412
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.9% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.8% 17.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 40.6% 34.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.5% 26.7%
65 OR OLDER 12.1% 15.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 12,714 7,316,537
Single Parent Households With Children 13.8% 10.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.7% 86.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 21.1% 35.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 3.7% 17.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.0% 15.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.8% 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.7% 15.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 23.4% 15.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.1% 12.9%
$15,000 or less 16.2% 11.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,210 $40,176,350 62.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $550 $2,164,250 3.4%
Staff $748 $2,943,380 4.6%
General Administration $371 $1,459,885 2.3%
School Administration $524 $2,061,940 3.2%
Operation $1,152 $4,533,120 7.0%
Transportation $853 $3,356,555 5.2%
Other $238 $936,530 1.5%
Total Support $4,437 $17,459,595 27.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,770 $6,964,950 10.8%
Total Expenditures $16,416 $64,596,960 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $15,970 $59,254,908,392 60.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $510 $1,891,198,689 1.9%
Staff $414 $1,534,327,757 1.6%
General Administration $269 $996,880,601 1.0%
School Administration $715 $2,653,908,303 2.7%
Operation $1,883 $6,987,299,924 7.1%
Transportation $1,211 $4,493,914,443 4.6%
Other $586 $2,174,575,231 2.2%
Total Support $5,588 $20,732,154,849 21.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,893 $18,154,010,675 18.5%
Total Expenditures $26,450 $98,141,082,849 100.0%
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%