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 declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students359 students
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeShowell (phillip C.) Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
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)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Showell (phillip C.) Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsShowell (phillip C.) Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownDE 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.
0.680.66
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 (1988-2015)
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/an/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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,559 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has declined by 18% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,660 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District NameIndian River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
1
Number of Students Managed9,403933
Indian River School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$113 MM$8 MM
Indian River School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$114 MM$9 MM
Indian River School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,559$7,010
Indian River School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,660$7,367
Indian River School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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