Delaware Elementary School

Delaware Elementary School serves 214 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Delaware Elementary School operates within the Springfield R-xii School District.

Overview

The student population of 214 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 214 students
Delaware Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Delaware Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Delaware Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Delaware Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Delaware Elementary School Asian (1997-2011)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Delaware Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
11%
18%
Delaware Elementary School Black (1992-2012)
White
84%
73%
Delaware Elementary School White (1992-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Delaware Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Delaware Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.28 0.43
Delaware Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2012)
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.
52%
39%
Delaware Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
10%
7%
Delaware Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,979 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Springfield R-xii School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
2
Number of Students Managed 25,979 575
Springfield R-xii School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $215 MM $6 MM
District Spending $264 MM $6 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,807 $8,810
District Spending / Student $10,820 $8,968
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Phelps Gifted Center (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Phelps Gifted Center (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rountree Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Springfield Rountree Elementary School
    1333 East Grand
    Springfield , MO , 65804
    (417)523-4900
    0.8  mi  |  276  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Springfield Sunshine Elementary School
    421 East Sunshine
    Springfield , MO , 65807
    (417)523-5200
    1.3  mi  |  206  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Springfield Bingham Elementary School
    2126 Cherry
    Springfield , MO , 65802
    (417)523-3400
    1.3  mi  |  398  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Springfield Phelps Gifted Center
    Alternative School
    934 South Kimbrough
    Springfield , MO , 65806
    (417)523-3300
    Alternative School
    1.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • Springfield Datema House
    Alternative School
    918 South Jefferson
    Springfield , MO , 65806
    (417)895-6832
    Alternative School
    1.5  mi  |  10  students  |  Gr.  5-12

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