Wilder Elementary School

Wilder Elementary School serves 315 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Wilder Elementary School operates within the Springfield R-xii School District.

Overview

The student population of 315 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 315 students
Wilder Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Wilder Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Wilder Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is equal to 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
Wilder Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Wilder Elementary School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
3%
18%
Wilder Elementary School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
89%
72%
Wilder Elementary School White Students (1992-2013)
Two or more races
6%
2%
Wilder Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Wilder Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MO 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.
0.21 0.21
Wilder 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.
35%
39%
Wilder Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Wilder Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,349 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,807 is less than the state average of $8,810. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,820 is higher than the state average of $8,968. The district spending/student has grown by 32% over four 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 Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $215 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $264 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,807 $8,810
Springfield R-xii School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,820 $8,968
Springfield R-xii School District 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 Glendale High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pershing Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pershing Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SpringfieldGlendale High School
    2727 South Ingram Mill
    SpringfieldMO 65804
    (417)523-8900
    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1267 students                      
  • SpringfieldPershing Elementary School
    2120 Ventura
    SpringfieldMO 65804
    (417)523-2400
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 161 students                      
  • SpringfieldPershing Middle School
    2120 Ventura
    SpringfieldMO 65804
    (417)523-2400
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 731 students                      
  • SpringfieldSequiota Elementary School
    3414 South Mentor Rd
    SpringfieldMO 65804
    (417)523-5400
    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 343 students                      
  • SpringfieldField Elementary School
    2120 Barataria
    SpringfieldMO 65804
    (417)523-4800
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 405 students                      

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