Accountability rating (2018-2019)

B

Sherman ISD: B

Total students

1,885

Avg. teacher experience

11.8 years

Sherman ISD: 11.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

91.9 %

Sherman ISD: 88.2%

Statewide: 90%

Sherman High School is a high school in Sherman, TX, in the Sherman ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 1,885 students. 57.7% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 14.9% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs. The school received an accountability rating of B for the previous school year.

In the Class of 2019, 91.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.6% during the 2018-2019 school year.

The average SAT score at Sherman High School was 998 for 2018-2019 graduates. The average ACT score was 22.8.

As of the 2019-2020 school year, an average teacher's salary was $56,781, which is $310 less than the state average. On average, teachers had 11.8 years of experience.

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Contact information

Website

www.shermanisd.net

Address

2201 E Lamar St
Sherman, TX 75090-6599

Office phone number

(903) 891-6440

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Sherman High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 10. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 10.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

1,885

African American

252 (13.4%)

Sherman ISD: 12.6%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

16 (0.8%)

Sherman ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

45 (2.4%)

Sherman ISD: 3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

774 (41.1%)

Sherman ISD: 42.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

1 (0.1%)

Sherman ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

691 (36.7%)

Sherman ISD: 34.7%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

106 (5.6%)

Sherman ISD: 6.4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

13.4%

American Indian

0.8%

Asian

2.4%

Hispanic

41.1%

Pacific Islander

0.1%

White

36.7%

Two or more races

5.6%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

57.7 %

Sherman ISD: 60.4%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

58 %

Sherman ISD: 70.2%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

15 %

Sherman ISD: 23.8%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

57.7%

Econ. disadvantaged

58.0%

Limited Eng. proficiency

15.0%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

14.9 %

Sherman ISD: 23.6%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

82.5 %

Sherman ISD: 27%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

15.9 %

Sherman ISD: 11.2%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

11 %

Sherman ISD: 13.4%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

14.9%

Career and technical

82.5%

Gifted and talented

15.9%

Special education

11.0%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

B

Sherman ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Sherman ISD: B

School progress

B

Sherman ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Sherman ISD: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

91.9 %

Sherman ISD: 88.2%

Statewide: 90%

African American

95.3 %

Sherman ISD: 86.3%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

Masked

Sherman ISD: Masked

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

90.9 %

Sherman ISD: 91.7%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

90.2 %

Sherman ISD: 86.1%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Sherman ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88%

White

93.8 %

Sherman ISD: 92%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

87.5 %

Sherman ISD: 80%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

95.3%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

90.9%

Hispanic

90.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

93.8%

Two or more races

87.5%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0.6 %

Sherman ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Sherman ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

1.1 %

Sherman ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

Sherman ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0.9 %

Sherman ISD: 1.3%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Sherman ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0.1 %

Sherman ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0.9 %

Sherman ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

28.6 %

Sherman ISD: 26.4%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

9.8 %

Sherman ISD: 9.2%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

25 %

Sherman ISD: 25%

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

60.7 %

Sherman ISD: 58.6%

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

26.2 %

Sherman ISD: 24%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Sherman ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.2%

White

35.5 %

Sherman ISD: 32.7%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

21.1 %

Sherman ISD: 19%

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

50 %

Sherman ISD: 50%

Statewide: 51%

African American

20 %

Sherman ISD: 20%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

Masked

Sherman ISD: Masked

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

41.2 %

Sherman ISD: 41.2%

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

38.6 %

Sherman ISD: 38.6%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Sherman ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.6%

White

64.5 %

Sherman ISD: 64.5%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

37.5 %

Sherman ISD: 37.5%

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2018-2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

998

Sherman ISD: 998

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2018-2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

22.8

Sherman ISD: 22.8

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2018-2019.

Reading

62.8 %

Sherman ISD: 60.1%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

42.5 %

Sherman ISD: 40.2%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

40 %

Sherman ISD: 37.9%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

62.8%

Math

42.5%

Reading + Math

40.0%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2019-2020 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

132.5

African American

3.4 (2.6%)

Sherman ISD: 2.5%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

4 (3%)

Sherman ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Sherman ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

14.5 (10.9%)

Sherman ISD: 12.2%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Sherman ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

105.6 (79.7%)

Sherman ISD: 78.8%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

5 (3.8%)

Sherman ISD: 4.6%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

2 (1.5%)

Sherman ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

92.4 (69.7%)

Sherman ISD: 70.3%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

36.2 (27.3%)

Sherman ISD: 28.5%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

2 (1.5%)

Sherman ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

14.2

Sherman ISD: 13.3

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

11.8 years

Sherman ISD: 11.8 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$56,781

Sherman ISD: $55,744

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$52,150

Sherman ISD: $51,155

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$52,185

Sherman ISD: $51,965

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$53,823

Sherman ISD: $52,892

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$57,900

Sherman ISD: $56,884

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$66,887

Sherman ISD: $63,420

Statewide: $65,449

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