Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School

Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School serves 379 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the DE average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School operates within the Indian River School District.

Overview

The student population of 379 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 379 students
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
22%
14%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
21%
32%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
49%
48%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
6%
2%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.67 0.51
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
65%
47%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
5%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,065 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,938 is higher than the state average of $11,002. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,296 is higher than the state average of $12,421. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Indian River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
1
Number of Students Managed 9,065 970
Indian River   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $110 MM $13 MM
Indian River   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $113 MM $15 MM
Indian River   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,938 $11,002
Indian River   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,296 $12,421
Indian River   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Indian River High School (5.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Selbyville Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southern Delaware School Of The Arts (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SelbyvilleSelbyville Middle School
    80 Bethany Rd
    SelbyvilleDE 19975
    (302)436-1020
    0.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 669 students                      
  • SelbyvilleSouthern Delaware School Of The Arts
    Magnet School
    27 Hosier St
    SelbyvilleDE 19975
    (302)436-1066
    Magnet School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 1-8 | 407 students                      
  • Frankford Clayton (john M.) Elementary School
    252 Clayton Ave
    FrankfordDE 19945
    (302)732-3808
    4.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 526 students                      
  • Berlin Showell Elementary School
    11318 Showell School Rd
    BerlinMD 21811
    (410)632-5350
    5 mi | Gr. PK-3 | 538 students                      
  • FrankfordIndian River High School
    29772 Armory Rd
    FrankfordDE 19945
    (302)732-1500
    5.9 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 897 students                      

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