District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Sherwood School District 88j based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Sherwood School District 88j

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Parent / Guardian
November 12, 2023
The SMS teachers and the parent-run PAC really make this school and the learning environment fun and exciting for all students!
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
August 13, 2022
This school allows lgbtq+ students to get bullied, and encourages them to report it but when its reported they are biased and do nothing, they dont tolerate bullying yet allow it to happen to lgbt... More
Parent / Guardian
August 04, 2022
I am a Ridges parent and my child has special needs (autism, language issues). This school has outstanding administration. Teachers indeed want what’s best for a child. They definitely don’t have all... More
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