Sequoyah Elementary School

1401 East Independence Street
Shawnee, OK 74801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Sequoyah Elementary School serves 378 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Oklahoma state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Oklahoma state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sequoyah Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oklahoma for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Oklahoma state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Oklahoma state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Sequoyah Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Oklahoma for:

School Overview

  • Sequoyah Elementary School's student population of 378 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students378 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sequoyah Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,689 schools in Oklahoma (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sequoyah Elementary School is 0.65, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OK)
Overall School Rank#1005 out of 1689 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
11%
14%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
14%
17%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
54%
49%
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Two or more races
18%
9%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sequoyah Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OK.
Diversity Score0.650.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sequoyah Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oklahoma by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShawnee School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OK Dept. of Education

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