Sherman Elementary

Exceptional Teachers...College Bound Students!

Sherman Elementary, named for General William Tecumseh Sherman, is located at 5618 N 14th Avenue. The current Sherman building was built in 1927 and was remodeled in 2004. 

As a school with an academy program, Sherman boasts small class sizes of approximately 16-20 students in primary classes and 18-20 students in the intermediate classes. Currently, Sherman Elementary is home to approximately 200 students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade.  Fifty (50) staff members work together to meet the needs of the students at Sherman Elementary.

"Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children."

                    - Tatenka Iyotak (Sitting Bull)



Sherman Elementary School Improvement Plan





71.3% meeting/exceeding

74.3% meeting/exceeding


81.8% meeting/exceeding 

84.8% meeting/exceeding 


71% meeting/exceeding 

5% increase in students scoring proficient or advanced on TDA writing samples from December to May 

School Climate 


3.67 for staff

4.06 for students

4.80 for parents



3.67 or higher for staff

4.06 or higher  for students

4.80 or higher for parents



Professional Development Focus Areas

1. Mathematics-Number Sense & Numeracy

2. Reading - Comprehension 

3. Writing- Text Dependent Analysis

4. School Climate - Building a supportive, trusting, collaborative, and positive school atmosphere.



Click here to access the [School Improvement Plan] full document.




Sherman Elementary
5618 North 14th Avenue
Omaha, NE 68110-1134

Phone: (402) 457-6711
Fax: (402) 457-7965



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