Pettis County Public Schools

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There are 20 public schools in Pettis County County, Missouri, serving 6,611 students.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri state average of 27%.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the state average of 13:1.

Pettis County Public Schools

County Statistics

About Pettis County County County Statistics (MO) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 41,721 people 5,937,384 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 18% 18%
Median Household Income $42,375 $41,010
Recent Public School Articles
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Research shows that students of color face a disproportionate number of disciplinary actions in U.S. public schools. Learn about these disparities, as well as the policies that fuel them. Also learn about suggested measures to address this problem.
Charter Schools Produce More Graduates than Public Schools
Studies show that graduation rates at charter schools outpace graduation rates at public schools. Learn how charter schools have been able to improve graduation rates, and the positive effects charter schools have on studentsí lives in the long-term.
Changing Demographics Will Alter the Diversity of Public Schools
Learn about projected changes in public school enrollment of various ethnic groups and what problems may be ahead for state education systems as they try to cope with increasing financial demands as a result of increased enrollment.
Did You Know?
Pettis County, MO public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of .34, which is lower than the Missouri average of .43. The most diverse school district in Pettis County is La Monte R-iv School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Missouri or in the USA.