401 Washington St
Amherst, OH 44001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Powers Elementary School serves 749 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 93% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 78%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 92% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 83%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 30% (majority Black).

School Overview

Powers Elementary School's student population of 749 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
749 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Powers Elementary School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (OH)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
93%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
92%
83%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
6%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
84%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Powers Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Powers Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Students: 749 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 93% (Top 1% in OH)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.28 (Top 50%)

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