Possum Elementary School

  • Possum Elementary School serves 390 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 29%.

School Overview

  • Possum Elementary School's student population of 390 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 60% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Possum Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Possum Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#1685 out of 3,224 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
5%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
83%
71%
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Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Possum Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.300.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
23%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClark-Shawnee Local School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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