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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • 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
297
Classroom Teachers
23

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Missouri

1

(10 is best)

Better than 9.1% of MO schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 29 70
Proficiency in Reading 43 74
Proficiency in Math 15 66

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 37 72
Proficiency in Reading 52 75
Proficiency in Math 21 69

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 28 67
Proficiency in Reading 47 73
Proficiency in Math 8 62

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.07
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.87
AVG FOR STATE 13.59
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 20 6.7%
Kindergarten 47 15.8%
Grade 1 38 12.8%
Grade 2 56 18.9%
Grade 3 49 16.5%
Grade 4 35 11.8%
Grade 5 52 17.5%
Total 297 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 79.6% 82.2% 74.8%
Black 4.7% 8.0% 16.7%
Hispanic 12.0% 6.1% 6.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.6% 3.1% 2.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.6% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 66.7% 51.1% 49.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 58.9% 44.7% 43.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.7% 6.4% 6.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 212,747 6,113,532
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,550.5 88
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.0% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.2% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.2% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.1% 26.5%
65 OR OLDER 15.6% 15.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 90,902 2,386,203
Single Parent Households With Children 9.6% 10.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.8% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 31.6% 28.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.7% 8.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 8.1% 12.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.3% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.9% 18.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.8% 20.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 20.5% 16.2%
$15,000 or less 17.5% 12.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,334 $136,598,406 51.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $549 $14,059,341 5.3%
Staff $410 $10,499,690 4.0%
General Administration $108 $2,765,772 1.0%
School Administration $390 $9,987,510 3.8%
Operation $912 $23,355,408 8.8%
Transportation $291 $7,452,219 2.8%
Other $310 $7,938,790 3.0%
Total Support $2,969 $76,033,121 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,047 $52,421,623 19.8%
Total Expenditures $10,350 $265,053,150 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,826 $5,353,407,234 50.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $454 $417,296,888 4.0%
Staff $446 $409,635,758 3.9%
General Administration $338 $310,439,937 2.9%
School Administration $577 $530,136,305 5.0%
Operation $1,016 $933,653,238 8.8%
Transportation $512 $470,188,023 4.5%
Other $229 $210,807,180 2.0%
Total Support $3,572 $3,282,247,369 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,096 $1,926,007,243 18.2%
Total Expenditures $11,495 $10,561,632,351 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%