Possum Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 6

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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
2589 S Yellow Springs Rd
Springfield, OH 45506
Phone
(937) 328-5383
District
CLARK-SHAWNEE LOCAL
County
CLARK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
390
Classroom Teachers
24

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Ohio

4

(10 is best)

Better than 33.5% of OH schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Possum Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 63 68
Proficiency in Reading 60 66
Proficiency in Math 65 70

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 49 72
Proficiency in Reading 54 69
Proficiency in Math 43 75

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 69
Proficiency in Reading 64 73
Proficiency in Math 55 66

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.34
AVG FOR DISTRICT 17.71
AVG FOR STATE 17.06
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 63 16.2%
Grade 1 64 16.4%
Grade 2 73 18.7%
Grade 3 71 18.2%
Grade 4 58 14.9%
Grade 5 61 15.6%
Total 390 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 91.2% 93.3% 74.0%
Black 4.3% 3.5% 17.6%
Hispanic 3.7% 2.1% 5.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 0.7% 2.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 73.3% 53.8% 27.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 63.3% 47.3% 22.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.0% 6.5% 4.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 12,052 11,689,442
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 332.4 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.2% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.0% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.8% 31.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.2% 27.2%
65 OR OLDER 19.8% 15.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 4,634 4,645,398
Single Parent Households With Children 11.5% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.2% 89.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 22.3% 27.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.2% 8.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.6% 12.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 17.5% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.3% 18.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.8% 19.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 13.6% 15.8%
$15,000 or less 7.1% 12.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,237 $12,261,942 58.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $490 $963,340 4.6%
Staff $232 $456,112 2.2%
General Administration $373 $733,318 3.5%
School Administration $491 $965,306 4.6%
Operation $856 $1,682,896 8.1%
Transportation $492 $967,272 4.6%
Other $300 $589,800 2.8%
Total Support $3,236 $6,361,976 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,151 $2,262,866 10.8%
Total Expenditures $10,623 $20,884,818 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,584 $11,236,619,510 49.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $671 $1,145,281,724 5.0%
Staff $394 $673,105,307 3.0%
General Administration $316 $539,685,953 2.4%
School Administration $657 $1,121,541,257 4.9%
Operation $997 $1,700,835,356 7.5%
Transportation $555 $947,113,139 4.2%
Other $505 $862,073,626 3.8%
Total Support $4,095 $6,989,546,712 30.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,666 $4,550,934,785 20.0%
Total Expenditures $13,345 $22,777,165,400 100.0%
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%