Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School

41 Bethany Rd,

Selbyville, DE, 19975-9601

Tel: (302)436-1040
Grades: PK-5

374 students

Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School serves 374 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School operates within the Indian River School District.

Overview

The student population of 374 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 374 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
19%
13%
Black
21%
32%
White
50%
49%
Unknown
9%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity ScoreThe 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
0.64
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 62%
43%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
5%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,746 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Indian River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
n/a
Number of Students Managed 8,746
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (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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