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
9 507
10 482
11 542
12 496

Sherwood High School is a public high school of the Montgomery County Public Schools located in Sandy Spring, MD. It has 2,027 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sherwood High School is the 21st largest public high school in Maryland and the 1,402nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.8 to 1.

Total Students: 2,027
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 120.6

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Sherwood High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,014
(50%)
23,276
(51%)
 Female 1,013
(50%)
22,053
(49%)

Sherwood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,145
(56%)
15,691
(35%)
 Black 326
(16%)
10,122
(22%)
 Hispanic 257
(13%)
11,094
(24%)
 Asian 224
(11%)
6,532
(14%)
 Two or More 68
(3%)
1,799
(4%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
72
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

Sherwood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,732
(85%)
33,407
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 242
(12%)
9,409
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(3%)
2,513
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sherwood High School is ranked 125th out of 0 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sherwood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.6%) is lower than the state average of 36.0%. 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

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

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

Compare Sherwood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.6%
 
State Average 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,027 16.8:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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