Spencer Elementary School

151 Hillside Ave
Spencer, IN 47460
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Spencer Elementary School serves 682 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Spencer Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

School Overview

Spencer Elementary School's student population of 682 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students682 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Spencer Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Spencer Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1215 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
93%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.130.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpencer-Owen Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Spencer Elementary School is Owen Valley Community High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Owen Valley Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mccormick's Creek Elementary School (3.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Spencer Owen Valley Community High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 803 students
    0.6 miles
    622 W Sr 46
    Spencer, IN 47460
    (812) 829-2266
    0.6 9-12 803
  • Spencer Owen Valley Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 401 students
    0.6 miles
    626 W St Hwy 46
    Spencer, IN 47460
    (812) 829-2249
    0.6 7-8 401
  • Spencer Mccormick's Creek Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 360 students
    3.7 miles
    1601 Flatwoods Rd
    Spencer, IN 47460
    (812) 828-6000
    3.7 K-6 360
  • Stinesville Stinesville Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 147 students
    6.2 miles
    7973 W Main St
    Stinesville, IN 47464
    (812) 876-2474
    6.2 K-5 147
  • Gosport Gosport Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 165 students
    6.6 miles
    9th St
    Gosport, IN 47433
    (812) 879-4694
    6.6 K-6 165

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