Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School

Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School serves 379 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School operates within the Indian River School District.

School Overview

The student population of 379 students has grown by 6% 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 379 students
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
24%
15%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
23%
31%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
46%
47%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.68 0.52
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
58%
39%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a
n/a
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

Indian River School District's student population of 9,313 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,004 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,109 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Indian River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
1
Number of Students Managed 9,313 970
Indian River   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $113 MM $8 MM
Indian River   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $114 MM $9 MM
Indian River   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $13,004 $7,010
Indian River   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $13,109 $7,367
Indian River   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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
    Grades: 6-8 | 701 students
    0.4 miles
    80 Bethany Rd
    SelbyvilleDE 19975
    (302)436-1020
    0.46-8701
  • SelbyvilleSouthern Delaware School Of The ArtsMagnet School
    Grades: 1-8 | 408 students
    0.5 miles
    27 Hosier St
    SelbyvilleDE 19975
    (302)436-1066
    0.51-8408
  • Frankford Clayton (john M.) Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 558 students
    4.1 miles
    252 Clayton Ave
    FrankfordDE 19945
    (302)732-3808
    4.1PK-5558
  • Berlin Showell Elementary School
    Grades: PK-3 | 566 students
    5 miles
    11318 Showell School Rd
    BerlinMD 21811
    (410)632-5350
    5PK-3566
  • FrankfordIndian River High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 910 students
    5.9 miles
    29772 Armory Rd
    FrankfordDE 19945
    (302)732-1500
    5.98-12910

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