Weller Elementary School

Weller Elementary School serves 344 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Weller Elementary School operates within the Springfield R-xii School District.

Overview

The student population of 344 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 344 students
Weller Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Weller Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Weller Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Weller Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
6%
5%
Weller Elementary School Hispanic (1992-2013)
Black
21%
18%
Weller Elementary School Black (1992-2013)
White
69%
72%
Weller Elementary School White (1992-2013)
Two or more races
4%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Weller Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Weller 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.
0.48 0.21
Weller Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2013)
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.
80%
39%
Weller Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
8%
7%
Weller Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,349 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Springfield R-xii School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
2
Number of Students Managed 26,349 592
Springfield R-xii School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $215 MM $6 MM
District Spending $264 MM $6 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,807 $8,810
Springfield R-xii School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,820 $8,968
Springfield R-xii School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Greene Valley School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Greene Valley School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Greene Valley School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SpringfieldGreene Valley School
    Special Education School
    1601 East Pythian
    SpringfieldMO 65802
    (417)895-6848
    Special Education School

    0.7 mi | 60 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • SpringfieldRobberson Elementary School
    1100 East Kearney
    SpringfieldMO 65803
    (417)523-1800
    1 mi | 312 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • SpringfieldBoyd Elementary School
    1409 Washington
    SpringfieldMO 65802
    (417)523-1500
    1 mi | 269 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SpringfieldCentral High School
    423 East Central
    SpringfieldMO 65802
    (417)523-9600
    1.4 mi | 1762 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • SpringfieldJuvenile Justice Center
    Alternative School
    1111 North Robberson
    SpringfieldMO 65802
    (417)868-4008
    Alternative School

    1.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. 7-12                      

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