Frederick is a former administrator and teacher at Springfield Public Schools. She has both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Missouri State University and her Ph.D. from Saint Louis University. She is currently the Director of Secondary Education at Missouri State University.
The district cancelled this election as only two candidates filed for the two available seats. Frederick was re-elected by default.
|Springfield Board of Education, At-large, 3-year term, April 5, 2011, 2011|
|Nonpartisan||Don Carriker, Jr.||9.4%||3,682|
|Source: Greene County Clerk, "Summary Report," accessed April 1, 2014|
About the district
- See also: Springfield Public Schools, Missouri
Springfield aligns with the rest of Missouri in terms of higher education attainment, but underperforms in terms of median income and poverty rate. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 25.8% of Springfield residents over 25 years old held undergraduate degrees, the same rate as the rest of Missouri. Springfield had a median income of $33,379 in 2010 compared to $47,333 for Missouri. The poverty rate for Springfield was 24.0% in 2010 compared to a 10.5% rate for the rest of the state.
|Racial Demographics, 2010|
|Race||Springfield (%)||Missouri (%)|
|Black or African American||4.1||11.6|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.8||0.5|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.2||0.1|
|Two or More Races||3.2||2.1|
|Hispanic or Latino||3.7||3.5|
Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100.0%. Each column will add up to 100.0% after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages.
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- Austin Robertson, KTTS, "No Need For Springfield School Board Election This April," January 26, 2014
- Springfield Public Schools, "Dr. Denise Frederick," accessed April 1, 2014
- U.S. Census, "Quick Facts: Springfield," accessed February 5, 2014
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
|2014 Springfield Public Schools Elections|
|St. Charles County, Missouri|
|Election date:||April 8, 2014|
|Candidates:||At-large: Denise Frederick • Tim Rosenbury|
|Important information:||Key deadlines • Additional elections on the ballot|