Spence Memorial Elementary School

  • Spence Memorial Elementary School serves 278 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is lower than the Oklahoma state average of 67%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Oklahoma state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Spence Memorial 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Oklahoma state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Oklahoma state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Spence Memorial Elementary School's student population of 278 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students278 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Spence Memorial Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,678 schools in Oklahoma (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Spence Memorial Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OK)
Overall School Rank#1259 out of 1,678 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
67%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
34%
14%
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Hispanic
7%
17%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
40%
50%
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Two or more races
17%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Spence Memorial Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OK.
Diversity Score0.700.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Spence Memorial Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oklahoma by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWeleetka School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OK Dept. of Education

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