Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School

  • Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School serves 359 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the DE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
  • Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School operates within the Indian River School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 359 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 359 students
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
26%
15%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
22%
31%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
45%
47%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown DE 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.
0.68 0.52
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
45%
37%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
n/a n/a
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Indian River School District's student population of 9,403 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,439 is higher than the state average of $10,798. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,595 is higher than the state average of $10,466. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Indian River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
1
Number of Students Managed 9,403 933
Indian River School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $144 MM $10 MM
Indian River School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $136 MM $10 MM
Indian River School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,439 $10,798
Indian River School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,595 $10,466
Indian River School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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