Hollister High School

Sponsored Links

Sponsored Links

Hollister High School serves 430 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Hollister High School operates within the Hollister R-v School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the MO state average of n/a.

Sponsored Links


The student population of 430 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 430 students
Gender %
 Male / 
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Students by Grade Hollister High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student:Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
American Indian
Hollister High School Asian Students (1995-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hollister High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.15 0.72
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
Eligible for Reduced
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,601 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,469 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,091 is higher than the state average of $. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District Name Hollister R-v School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed 1,601 586
Graduation Rate 100% n/a
District Total Revenue $17 MM n/a
District Spending $15 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $11,469 n/a
District Spending / Student $10,091 n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Sponsored Links

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Branson High School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hollister Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hollister Early Childhood Center (0.1 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HollisterHollister Early Childhood Center
    1792 State Hwy Bb
    HollisterMO 65672
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-1 | 270 students                      
  • HollisterHollister Middle School
    1798 State Hwy Bb
    HollisterMO 65672
    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 289 students                      
  • HollisterHollister Elementary School
    1794 State Hwy Bb
    HollisterMO 65672
    0.3 mi | Gr. 2-5 | 411 students                      
  • Kirbyville Kirbyville Elementary School
    4278 State Hwy 76 East
    KirbyvilleMO 65679
    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-3 | 141 students                      
  • KirbyvilleKirbyville Middle School
    6225 State Hwy 76 East
    KirbyvilleMO 65679
    2.6 mi | Gr. 4-8 | 162 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 03, 2006 - I am a former student of hollister. I had lived in the community all of my life. The school was wonderful and I would have recommended it to anyone who would have ask, but in the last few years it has changed. I no longer hold my opinion to be true. I have since moved and I now see how things should have been and how they are in other schools. The entire system is very corrupt. It is set up to where if you know someone or are related to someone then you get what you want and if you do not know someone, then you do not get any privilages. The quality of academics has went down due to lack of caring among the teachers. I am not saying that all teachers at Hollister are this way, but many of them are. They go to a job for a paycheck and they do not care wheather or not the students understands the material. I will not name names, but as a former student, I had two very uncaring math teachers. This was my hardest subject in high school and they simply did not care if I made it through or not. However, I did out of three math teachers have a very wonderful one. Another real problem among teachers is the fact they have to suck up or get fired. I had the most wonderful English teacher I have ever had in my life and 6 weeks before school let out they fired her because of her opions and the fact that a few students wanted her fired. There was in my opinion no reason to fire her the last 6 weeks of school. They replaced her in these last 6 weeks and the new teacher was completely lost in the studies. We did resume`s the rest of the year, which had nothing to do with British literature. Every year, from 9th grade to 12th, I had a new literature teacher. They replace teachers like a person changes socks. It is not a steady enviorment for children of any age. They simply fire you becuase of politics or the fact you have a different opinion as someone else or a different way of teaching. The high school principle and now vice superintendent would fire based on if he liked you, not based on how well you do your job. They replace older, well experienced teachers, with right out of college students. The teacher that replaced our Literature teacher, hadn't even graduated college yet. She graduated college the same day that I graduated high school. The availibility of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities progressing. Music and Art programs are very underfounded compared to that of sports. This may be due to the lack of respect for those progams. There were many in the school staff that had never went to a band or chior concert but, somehow knew that the band and chior was not good enough for them. This is not true, both have excelled in recent years. I know because I was apart of the band program for many years. I have seen great change and as years go on it will keep excelling, inless the school continuely cuts the programs budget because the sports need more money. I do not believe they need more money, I believe strongly that they are doing just fine. I witnessed one year the coach buying a small expensive microphone because they had extra money and they had to spend it or loose it. This is also not a school for people who are looking for a football program because the school does not have one. As far as extracurricular activities go, they also lack on school funding. This is especially true in the drama and art programs. They seem to emphsize athletic awards more than any other awards, including academic, music, art, drama, attendance and any thing other than sports. There was a student that I know very well that recieved a computer for perfect attendence for all 13 years of school. This seems great but it was to be a computer with all the "bells and whisles". They got it home and found out how basic it really was. It didn't even have speakers or a phone internet hook up. It was probably the cheapest they could buy. They mad such a big deal about it and said it was going to be a wonderful computer but it wasn't. They said it on stage at the graduation, in front of probably 300 to 400 guests. They did this to just look good and it really had no value at all. I will say one great thing about the school. The facilities are wonderful and very clean and new. The high school building has been used for a year and a half now. It is a very nice building. The only thing that I disaprove of is that it has many cameras placed throughout the school. They are even in classrooms. It was also rumored by many that the bathrooms were bugged with listening devices. I believe this to be true. The staff is very noisy in the personal lives of the students. It's a bit invasive. This will be the fun section of this review becuase it would have to be the worst part of it. The level of parent involvement is very low. This is mainly due to the fact that if a parent has a problem, then they are shut out. If they have a problem with the higher up staff memeber and they began to argue at all about the problem ,they will get thrown out by police men. It has happended many times. This may also happen on simple disagreements. If you push to hard on an issue your child will be punished or accused of stuff that was never done. They have radom drug testings that I believe not to be so random. If they have a feeling of something or the parent has said something offensive then your child is subject to a drug test. If they find a student to be suspious, they will try to drug test them. They do drug tests on any extracurricular activity that your child may be envolved in. At the beginning of the year it is manditory for all who participate in those activities. - Posted by Student/Alumni

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
How to Make Sure Your Gifted Student is Properly Challenged
How to Make Sure Your Gifted Student is Properly Challenged
Gifted students often fail to thrive in traditional academic environments because they are not being challenged. In this article you will learn how to make sure your gifted student gets the quality education he or she deserves.
Secrets of Spelling Bee Champs
An overview of the top tips and strategies used by winners of regional and national spelling bees.
Co-teaching Offers New Opportunities for Students with Special Needs
Although there are some drawbacks, co-teaching is an effective way to help special education students succeed in mainstream classrooms.

Sponsored Links