Pershing Middle School

Pershing Middle School serves 709 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Pershing Middle School operates within the Springfield R-xii School District.

School Overview

The student population of 709 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 709 students
Pershing Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Pershing Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Pershing Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Pershing Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Pershing Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
2%
Pershing Middle School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
3%
5%
Pershing Middle School Black Students (1992-2014)
Black
4%
16%
Pershing Middle School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
90%
73%
Pershing Middle School White Students (1992-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Pershing Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Pershing Middle 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.
0.19 0.22
Pershing Middle School Diversity Score (1992-2014)
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.
28%
42%
Pershing Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
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.
9%
7%
Pershing Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,609 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,899 is less than the state average of $9,469. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,747 is higher than the state average of $9,562. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Springfield R-xii School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
2
Number of Students Managed 25,609 586
Springfield R-xii School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $220 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $241 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,899 $9,469
Springfield R-xii School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,747 $9,562
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Glendale High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Phelps Gifted Center (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pershing Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SpringfieldPershing Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 168 students2120 Ventura
    SpringfieldMO 65804
    (417)523-2400
    0KG-5168
  • SpringfieldWilder Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 341 students2526 South Hillsboro
    SpringfieldMO 65804
    (417)523-5300
    0.8KG-5341
  • SpringfieldPittman Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 293 students2934 East Bennett
    SpringfieldMO 65804
    (417)523-4700
    1KG-5293
  • SpringfieldField Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 409 students2120 Barataria
    SpringfieldMO 65804
    (417)523-4800
    1.1KG-5409
  • SpringfieldGlendale High School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1236 students2727 South Ingram Mill
    SpringfieldMO 65804
    (417)523-8900
    1.29-121236

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