Sherwood High School



Sherwood High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sherwood High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 504
10 448
11 476
12 462

Sherwood High School is a public high school of the Montgomery County Public Schools located in Sandy Spring, MD. It has 1,890 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sherwood High School is the 29th largest public high school in Maryland and the 1,920th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,890
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 105.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,920th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 29th out of 278
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 230th out of 266
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 39th out of 266

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Sherwood High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 948
(50%)
22,506
(49%)
 Male 942
(50%)
23,774
(51%)

Sherwood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 987
(52%)
14,796
(32%)
 Black 319
(17%)
10,228
(22%)
 Hispanic 287
(15%)
12,578
(27%)
 Asian 222
(12%)
6,634
(14%)
 Two or More 73
(4%)
1,963
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
69
(0%)

Sherwood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,565
(83%)
33,572
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 272
(14%)
10,504
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(3%)
2,204
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sherwood High School is ranked 125th out of 263 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sherwood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.2%) is lower than the state average of 38.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Sherwood High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2240
2006 2166
2007 2135
2008 2098
2009 2094
2010 2076
2011 2071
2012 2027
2013 1980
2014 1894
2015 1890

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 17.3
2007 17.4
2008 17.2
2009 17.3
2010 17.9
2011 17.9
2012 16.8
2013 16.9
2014 17.2
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.103125
2006 0.09741458910434
2007 0.11569086651054
2008 0.12869399428027
2009 0.12129894937918
2010 0.13487475915222
2011 0.14002897151135
2012 0.14553527380365
2013 0.15454545454545
2014 0.16895459345301
2015 0.17195767195767

Compare Sherwood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.1% 13.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.2%
 
State Average 38.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sherwood High School
Sandy Spring, MD
Public 09 - 12 1,890 17.9:1  
Our Lady of Good Counsel High School
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Private 09 - 12 1,244 13:1 2 miles
Sandy Spring Friends School
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Private PK - 12 370 13:1 4 miles
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Private KG - 12 290 9:1 4 miles
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Public PK - 12 103 3.6:1 6 miles
Barrie School
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Private PK - 12 312 7:1 6 miles
Col. Zadok Magruder High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,513 17.7:1 6 miles
Reservoir High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,508 14.5:1 6 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,549 15.5:1 6 miles
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