We offer a full curriculum of reading, math, science, social studies, language arts, art, physical education, and computer science. We offer an after-school athletic program and other after-school and before-school activities our students and parents. Sherwood Elementary has created a partnership with Communities in Schools and other organizations to provide various activities and workshops for our students, parents and entire school community.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1+ ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

259

Governance

District ?

Faculty


Alice Buzanis
Principal

Kimberly Ann Carter-Easter
Assistant Principal

Counselor
Danielle Beal

Hours


09:00am-4:00pm
School Hours
8:45am
Earliest Drop Off
4:00pm-5:00pm
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
24, 29, 55, 59
CTA Train
Red

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
92.7%
Hispanic
5.8%
White
0.0%
Other
1.5%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
89.6%
Diverse Learners
19.7%
Limited English
1.9%
Mobility Rate ?
17.1%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full and Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

Preschool Inclusive Program:

Yes

Preschool Intensive Program:

Yes

School Year 2019-2020

2019 Profile Page Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1+ ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
ABOVE AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth ?
85th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth ?
76th
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image

Supportive Schools ?
Supportive Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
78th
5th
1st
6th
94th
7th
96th
8th
94th
All
85th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
72nd
5th
1st
6th
93rd
7th
98th
8th
97th
All
76th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level ABOVE AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
69th
3rd
64th
4th
91st
5th
49th
6th
56th
7th
66th
8th
74th
All
69th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
77th
3rd
65th
4th
94th
5th
27th
6th
61st
7th
78th
8th
82nd
All
70th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details WELL ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? VERY STRONG
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? STRONG
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? STRONG
Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? STRONG
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? VERY STRONG
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? VERY STRONG
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? NEUTRAL
Behavior and Discipline ?
2018 2019 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 0.9 0.0 5.2
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 5.4% 0.0% 15.1%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 3.0 days 0.0 days 1.9 days
Other Important Metrics
2018 2019 District Average
Student attendance 96.3% 95.4% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 95.1% 94.6% 94.7%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 86.8% 81.4%
Teachers 86.7% 78.5%
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You can find more information about the measures used in this report on the CPS web site.

The State of Illinois Report Card for this school can be viewed at the State Report Card web site.

Program Application Requirements

Open Enrollment

Deadline:  12/13/2019
Grades Served: K-8
Application Requirements
None
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be enrolled automatically and do not have to apply. Contact the school for registration instructions.

Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary must submit a Choice Elementary Schools application between October and December. Available seats, if any, are filled via computerized lottery. Priority is given to applicants with a sibling who is currently enrolled in the school in grade K-7, and who will remain enrolled in the school for the coming school year.
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How to Apply
Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary can apply online or via paper Choice Elementary Schools application by visiting go.cps.edu.
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • After School All-Stars 
  • Early Childhood Program 
Creative
  • Art Studio 
  • Choir/Chorus 
  • Sketching 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Nutrition Workshop 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
Parent and Community
  • 8-9th Grade Transition Workshops 
  • Art Appreciation 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Family Counseling/Support Group 
  • Family Nights 
  • Field Trip 
  • Fitness Classes 
  • Health and Well-Being Workshops 
  • Health and Wellness Workshops/Programs 
  • Nutrition Workshops 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Safety Workshops 
Scholastic
  • Academic Olympics 
  • Book/Reading Club 
  • Chess Team 
  • Debate Team 
  • Math Bowl 
  • Newspaper 
  • Science Club 
  • Spelling Team 
  • Supplemental Educational Services (SES) Tutoring 
  • Technology Club 
  • Yearbook Club 
  • Young Authors 
Sports and Fitness
  • Basketball 
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Chess 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Tennis 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2019
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2019
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2019
School Quality Rating Report 2018
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2018
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2018
School Quality Rating Report 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2017
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2017
School Quality Rating Report 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2015
School Quality Rating Report 2014
Financial
Report Name Date Download
School Segment Report 2010
Building
Report Name Date Download
6 Month Asbestos Report Fall 2018
Asbestos Inspection Report 2019
Accessibility Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Detail Report 2014-2015
Education Facilities Master Plan 2013
Other
Report Name Date Download
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2019
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2018
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2017
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2016
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2015
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2018-2020
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2012-2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018
Healthy CPS Report 2019
Healthy CPS Report 2018
Healthy CPS Report 2017
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