Weller Elementary School

Weller Elementary School serves 360 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Weller Elementary School operates within the Springfield R-xii School District.

School Overview

The student population of 360 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 360 students
Weller Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Weller Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Weller Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Weller Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Weller Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
9%
5%
Weller Elementary School Black Students (1992-2014)
Black
19%
16%
Weller Elementary School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
66%
73%
Weller Elementary School White Students (1992-2014)
Two or more races
6%
2%
Weller Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Weller 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.
0.52 0.22
Weller Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2014)
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.
78%
42%
Weller 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.
12%
7%
Weller Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,609 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,899 is less than the state average of $9,469. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,747 is higher than the state average of $9,562. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Springfield R-xii School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
2
Number of Students Managed 25,609 586
Springfield R-xii School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $220 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $241 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,899 $9,469
Springfield R-xii School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,747 $9,562
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • SpringfieldGreene Valley School
    Special Education School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 57 students1601 East Pythian
    SpringfieldMO 65802
    (417)895-6848
    0.7KG-1257
  • SpringfieldBoyd Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 227 students1409 Washington
    SpringfieldMO 65802
    (417)523-1500
    1PK-5227
  • SpringfieldRobberson Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 309 students1100 East Kearney
    SpringfieldMO 65803
    (417)523-1800
    1KG-5309
  • SpringfieldCentral High School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 1786 students423 East Central
    SpringfieldMO 65802
    (417)523-9600
    1.46-121786
  • SpringfieldFremont Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 186 students2814 North Fremont
    SpringfieldMO 65803
    (417)523-1700
    1.4PK-5186

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