Cowden Elem. School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2927 S Kimbrough
Springfield, MO 65807
Phone
(417) 523-3500
District
SPRINGFIELD R-XII
County
GREENE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
291
Classroom Teachers
22

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Missouri

2

(10 is best)

Better than 19.1% of MO schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

Cowden Elem. School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 31 48
Proficiency in Reading 41 50
Proficiency in Math 21 46

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.42
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.84
AVG FOR STATE 13.47
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 20 6.9%
Kindergarten 44 15.1%
Grade 1 49 16.8%
Grade 2 39 13.4%
Grade 3 56 19.2%
Grade 4 46 15.8%
Grade 5 37 12.7%
Total 291 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 77.9% 81.6% 74.2%
Black 5.8% 8.3% 16.6%
Hispanic 10.9% 6.4% 6.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 5.1% 2.8% 2.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 1.0% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 68.0% 52.1% 50.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 57.0% 44.7% 44.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.0% 7.4% 6.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 213,973 6,113,532
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,559.4 88
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.8% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.2% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.2% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.0% 26.5%
65 OR OLDER 15.8% 15.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 91,992 2,386,203
Single Parent Households With Children 9.1% 10.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.3% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 32.4% 28.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.4% 8.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.0% 12.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.5% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.7% 18.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.1% 20.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 20.2% 16.2%
$15,000 or less 17.2% 12.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,421 $139,157,070 47.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $438 $11,243,460 3.8%
Staff $759 $19,483,530 6.7%
General Administration $96 $2,464,320 0.8%
School Administration $424 $10,884,080 3.7%
Operation $939 $24,104,130 8.2%
Transportation $337 $8,650,790 3.0%
Other $266 $6,828,220 2.3%
Total Support $3,259 $83,658,530 28.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,730 $70,079,100 23.9%
Total Expenditures $11,410 $292,894,700 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,138 $5,615,788,195 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $465 $425,572,122 3.9%
Staff $477 $436,527,450 4.0%
General Administration $373 $341,293,271 3.1%
School Administration $609 $556,779,035 5.1%
Operation $1,035 $946,917,146 8.6%
Transportation $523 $478,870,643 4.4%
Other $254 $232,670,246 2.1%
Total Support $3,736 $3,418,578,057 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,148 $1,965,621,993 17.9%
Total Expenditures $12,022 $11,000,014,194 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%