Possum Elementary School

2589 South Yellow Springs Rd, Springfield, OH 45506 | (937) 328-5383
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 536
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4 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2589 S Yellow Springs Rd, Springfield, OH 45506
  • Principal or Admin: Scott A. Heintz
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 536
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 26.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 250 (46.6%)
  • Females: 274 (51.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 27 (5.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 191 (35.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 218 (40.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Possum Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.4%
Black366.7%
Asian40.7%
Hispanic40.7%
White47889.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Possum Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten10.2%
1st Grade5510.3%
2nd Grade7013.1%
3rd Grade6812.7%
4th Grade6912.9%
5th Grade6211.6%
6th Grade7413.8%
7th Grade7113.2%
8th Grade6612.3%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2010)
Percent of Teachers That Have at Least a Master's Degree
School:
68.4%
District:
69.2%
Percent of Teachers That Have at Least a Bachelor's Degree
School:
100.0%
District:
100.0%
Percent of Teachers That Are Properly Certified
School:
100.0%
District:
100.0%
Average Years of Teacher Experience
School:
16.0
District:
18.0
Average Teacher Salary
School:
$61,253
District:
$61,581
Source: OH Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4

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1 review for Possum Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 23, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This schools teachers are very impressive and truly care about the education they provide the children-they don't just teach, they get to know the children personally and also let the children get to know them personally.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Possum Elementary School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on OAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP and Performance (2009)
Performance Index Score: 95.7
Overall AYP: Met
Math AYP: Met
Reading AYP: Met
Attendance AYP: Met

OAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201069.1%81.7%76.9%
2009---
200886.2%89.3%79.3%
 
Reading Test
201083.8%87.6%78.4%
2009---
200881.4%83.1%77.4%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201086.6%88.9%76.2%
200984.7%83.4%78.4%
200887.1%82.4%74.6%
 
Reading Test
201083.6%88.9%81.0%
200988.9%90.9%82.0%
200884.3%87.2%81.1%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201055.9%71.9%67.0%
200985.9%86.1%62.3%
200853.6%65.3%61.8%
 
Reading Test
201073.8%76.9%71.8%
200979.7%84.9%72.0%
200872.5%72.7%72.7%
 
Science Test
201065.6%76.9%69.9%
200974.3%77.7%70.6%
200866.2%67.4%66.4%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201087.8%87.5%77.4%
200983.1%89.0%75.2%
200888.1%85.7%76.6%
 
Reading Test
201094.4%91.9%84.1%
200978.9%82.3%81.3%
200889.8%85.7%79.7%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201081.5%85.1%71.1%
2009---
200867.6%77.7%68.8%
 
Reading Test
201086.4%89.4%80.2%
2009---
200889.7%89.4%77.3%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201078.8%81.4%69.2%
2009---
200882.7%90.1%72.8%
 
Reading Test
201083.1%87.9%80.9%
2009---
200882.7%88.3%79.4%
 
Science Test
201066.2%74.0%64.8%
200970.4%75.1%62.8%
200865.3%78.8%62.2%
 
Source: OH Department of Education 2009-2010

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