Owen Marsh Elementary School

1100 Avon Dr
Springfield, IL 62704
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Owen Marsh Elementary School serves 291 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Owen Marsh Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Owen Marsh Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Owen Marsh Elementary School's student population of 291 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students291 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

Owen Marsh Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Owen Marsh Elementary School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#675 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
30%
17%
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White
52%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
9%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield 186 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Owen Marsh Elementary School is Springfield High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is U S Grant Middle School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Springfield U S Grant Middle School Math: 9% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 572 students
    0.9 miles
    1800 W Monroe St
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217) 525-3170
    0.9 6-8 572
  • Springfield Dubois Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 420 students
    1.4 miles
    120 S Lincoln Ave
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217) 787-3066
    1.4 K-5 420
  • Springfield Butler Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 406 students
    1.5 miles
    1701 S Macarthur
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217) 787-3189
    1.5 K-5 406
  • Springfield Elizabeth Graham Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 213 students
    1.6 miles
    900 W Edwards St
    Springfield, IL 62704
    (217) 525-3220
    1.6 K-5 213
  • Springfield Jane Addams Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 281 students
    1.6 miles
    10 Babiak Ln
    Springfield, IL 62702
    (217) 787-3144
    1.6 K-5 281

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