Sherman High School

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5/10
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Reviews
15
Grades
9-12
Students
1,780
Type
Public
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Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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English
66%
State avg: 63%
English 2
71%
State avg: 66%
Biology I
93%
State avg: 91%
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8/10
College readiness
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A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
98%
State avg: 89%
Average SAT score
1531
State avg: 1394
Average ACT score
21
State avg: 21
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1/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Students
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White
44%
Hispanic
35%
Black
14%
Two or more races
5%
Asian
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
344 :1
State avg: 489 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
91%
State avg: 86%
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Neighborhood
2201 East Lamar Street
Sherman, TX 75090
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Last modified: May 3, 2017

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