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  • We are NOT a school, we are a HOMESCHOOL CO-OP & LEARNING CENTER

  • Sherman Academy is a 501 C (3) non-profit organization

  • We are an Educational Facility established for Optional Learning Services 

  • We provide a safe and caring environment 

  • Offer a quality and equitable education for students in grades k-5

  • Support unfinished Learning, learning loss and lack of learning 

  • Focus on Mastery of Content and Holistic Teaching

  • After-School Tutoring and Summer Programs

  • Support for Homeschool parents as their HomeSchool Co-op 

  • We believe in holistic teaching with culturally responsive reading and math programs. We focus on the MASTERY of math and reading skills and teach other subjects as well. Our lessons are intertwined with self-confidence, self-esteem, accountability, and student empowerment. We teach respect, integrity, honor, self-awareness and self-discipline, Sherman Academy will develop Tomorrow’s Leaders Today.

The Approach

Sherman Academy’s academic approach is to ensure that students receive a quality and meaningful education. We provide educational support to families who realize that their children are not receiving the quality education that they deserve and desire. The main academic focus at Sherman Academy is to ensure that students MASTER their math
and reading skills. 
We provide a safe, positive, and loving environment.

Our curriculum standards are consistent with those of the state. Sherman Academy is ready to assist and support parents who are discouraged with public schools, frustrated with charter schools but can’t afford private schools.

Enroll your child in Sherman Academy today, and begin building a brighter future in education, for your child/ren. Sherman Academy is committed to developing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today. 

About Us

About the Founder

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Dr. Jennifer M. Sherman

  • Mother of four wonderful children 

  • Founder and Executive Director of Sherman Academy

  • Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership/Curriculum & Instruction- Highpoint University

  • Master Degree in Teaching-Salem College

  • Principal License-Appalachian State

  • Bachelors Degree Business Information System-Winston-Salem State University

  • Taught in public and charter schools for over 15 years

 WHY Dr. Sherman started Sherman Academy?

After educating students for over 15 years I noticed that students were being  promoted to the next grade unprepared and without mastery of content. This cycle is detrimental for students, it fuels the academic achievement gap and it supports systemic systems of oppression and failure. Especially in marginalize communities. Students can learn if you meet them where they are and guide them with understanding and encouragement. I simply want to develop the potential and God given purpose and talent that all children have. Then we will begin to see Tomorrow’s Leaders Today.™

About the Founder
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Mission

Sherman Academy's mission is to increase proficiency levels in reading and math and build a solid learning foundation to develop mastery of content for students, and to prepare them to become Tomorrow’s Leaders Today.

Vision

Sherman Academy is  committed to developing well rounded, confident and responsible individuals who aspire to achieve their full potential. We are committed to providing a positive, safe and loving environment where students are valued, enjoy their learning experience and are prepared to become Tomorrow’s Leaders Today.

Mission/Vision
Why Sherman Academy?
Other Information

Parent Mentor/Advocacy Program

                                              BE AN ADVOCATE FOR YOUR CHILD, NOT AN ADVERSARY!

 

In our Parent Mentor Program, we teach parents the importance of partnering and collaborating with their child’s school administrators and teachers.  Research confirms that parent engagement and support are a significant component of a child’s academic success.

 

  • We model for parents how to be an advocate and not an adversary, through effective communication.

  • Make parents aware of basic school law and their rights as parents.

  • Parent’s Do’s & Don’ts

  • How to support your child at home with their lessons or homework

  • How to understand Standardized Test Results

  • What School Report Cards Really Indicate

  • What is a Proficiency Level?

  • How to improve your own educational outcome

  • Provide Information about available resources to help with family obstacles.

  •  Provide the latest research and statistics on educational outcomes…and much more!

    

After attending a session and participating in our program, parents will continue to receive updates on pertinent information regarding today’s education efforts and have mentor and advocacy support from Sherman Academy.  Our Parent Mentor program is included when parents enroll their child.

Other Information & programs

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Financial Literacy (Students and Families)

Sherman Academy provides wealth building and financial literacy programs for kids

 

Transportation (Not provided at this time)

 

Application

Employment Form - Now Hiring

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We are located at the Marketplace Mall off Peter's Creek Pkwy, 2101 Peter's Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem NC, 27127                 336-271-1517

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Success Stories

I would like to say that since deciding to change my daughters school I have not looked back. I can honestly say that without Dr. Sherman and her teaching staff my daughters wouldn’t be as far as they are now. Last school year is when the pandemic hit and with a pre kindergartner and a kindergartner it was so tough and they fell so behind and the school my oldest was attending didn’t care if she fell behind and they did not care if she learned differently than the others. At Sherman Academy it’s the complete opposite. She’s not scared to participate as she was before. After the first two weeks of school she ran to me very excited saying that she was able to raise her hand because she knew the answers and as a mom it warmed my heart because I was getting to a place where I felt I failed her. Maybe I worked to much or maybe I didn’t go over things with her as much as I should’ve. Sherman Academy took that feeling away. Sherman academy is the future and I know that for a fact. With my youngest she gives up on herself a lot and since being there she’s starting to change all of that around. She is getting where she wants to try and if she doesn’t know it she loves learning it. They both are always excited to go to school. It’s not often you hear children getting upset on a Saturday morning because they’re not going to school. Dr. Sherman is always saying how she appreciate us parents but really we should all thank her and the teaching staff for giving our children another option, giving children a chance to actually grow and learn and succeed. Thank you for not considering our children as a number and actually seeing them as the future. I believe that everything happens for a reason and I know that God made things the way they are so that my children would be able to attend the academy. I’m grateful for Dr. Sherman and the teachers at Sherman Academy.

K Williams

Dr. Sherman, “Josiah is up some mornings as early as 6 am “asking” to go to school. He truly loves the environment and both his teachers at the Academy. He loves to make sure we’re up to date on what he’s learned once we get home. He uses bath time as an opportunity to show off his developing addition skills. I thank GOD for you, your vison and all those who have been and are a part of it."

C. Mack

Sherman Academy is such a blessing to us. Dr. Sherman has such a sweet spirit and is a very open communicator. I am thankful for her gift and that she has created such a safe space where children can truly grow, thrive, and feel loved. The environment that Dr. Sherman has created is such a fun learning atmosphere that my 2-year-old fights due to wanting to stay each day. It really is homeschool away from home. My son attends and loves it so much that he awakes before his alarm. EVEN. ON. THE. WEEKENDS. (Laughs). He asks throughout the whole weekend when he'll be able to go back and that speaks volumes! If you're looking for a place where your child's needs are sure to be met, look no further! Sherman Academy does it best!

S. Swann

Success Stories

Contact Us

Jennifer Sherman

 jennifer@shermanacademy.org

Tel: 336.271.1517

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