Dowds Elementary School

18 Seneca Dr, Shelby, OH 44875 | (419) 342-4641
  • Grades: KG-4
  • Student Enrollment: 306
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Paul M. Walker
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Shelby City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,402
  • Graduation Rate: 83.4%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.6
  • Enrolled Students: 2,021

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 306
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 17.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 152 (49.7%)
  • Females: 148 (48.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 43 (14.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 120 (39.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 163 (53.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Dowds Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black--
Asian10.3%
Hispanic20.7%
White29797.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Dowds Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten6621.6%
1st Grade5718.6%
2nd Grade6420.9%
3rd Grade6721.9%
4th Grade5217.0%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2010)
Percent of Teachers That Have at Least a Master's Degree
School:
23.7%
District:
33.2%
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:
13.0
District:
16.0
Average Teacher Salary
School:
$45,615
District:
$49,444
Source: OH Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Dowds Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 24, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • wonderful school to send your child! excellent teachers and very good principal!

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Dowds Elementary School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on OAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
AYP and Performance (2009)
Performance Index Score: 105.6
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
201090.9%89.3%76.9%
2009---
200880.9%89.1%79.3%
 
Reading Test
201093.9%92.7%78.4%
2009---
200883.8%84.2%77.4%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201091.8%83.2%76.2%
2009---
200878.3%74.8%74.6%
 
Reading Test
201095.9%90.4%81.0%
2009---
200895.7%93.0%81.1%
 
Source: OH Department of Education 2009-2010

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