SHERWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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1401 OLNEY SANDY SPRING RD
SANDY SPRING, MD 20860
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Phone: 301-924-3195
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 8
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
  • District: Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 15:1
  • Students/Grade: 83.3
  • Number Students: 500
  • Number Teachers: 23
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 9372
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 60
  • Principal: Ms Dina Brewer
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (10 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (7 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-07-29
    "This is school's sole focus is on test scores and academics. They do not take into account the learning needs of the individual child and are not willing to work with the parents or child when there is a clear need for assistance outside the norm. We had clear documentation from a Pediatrician, therapist, Speech Therapist and Occupational Doctor with a full independent evaluation of our child indicating her needs for assistance and the school stated they would "evaluate" her. They told us " she was fine and did not meet their criteria for assistance. They put the kindergarten class with the latest lunch (12:50 pm) and would not allow them to eat their own healthy snacks - only offered pretzels. Very disappointed. This year grade 1 has the late lunch again (so Kindergartner class that had late lunch gets stuck again!). Poor planning. If you have a choice - don't send your child here! Teachers told us about her falling behind after the fact - very called or communicated with us until parent teacher nights. Never worked with us."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-03-03
    "There is so much potential at Sherwood but there are a handful of teachers who are there for a pay check only. In contrast there are some fantastic teachers, being restricted by the dead weight"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-03-22
    "I'm a parent of two students of Sherwood es and I am a minority and I do agree that the school has some good teachers and my kids are challenged in math and science. Some teachers are not interested to teach and give no good feedback. There is no way to encourage ki"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-10-09
    "There are some great teachers at this school but there are some really poor teachers at this school. The administration does not listen to the parents when they have issues, instead backing up the teachers no matter what. The poor teachers have been there for years, in the same grades, teaching the same things, until recently. There is little to no innovation by these teachers. There is a bias toward girls and high achieving students, boys and minorities are not treated well by the majority of the teaching staff and administration. There are low expectations for all students when the bar should be much higher for the neighborhood it is serving. It is a shame as this could be an advanced and high achieving school."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2007-08-07
    "this school is awsome because of the teachers with their honesty and there great contact with children"
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