Bolivar Primary

Bolivar Primary serves 836 students in grades PK-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher 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 27%.
Bolivar Primary operates within the Bolivar R-i School District.

Overview

The student population of 836 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-2
Total Students 836 students
Bolivar Primary Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Bolivar Primary Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bolivar Primary Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 13:1
Bolivar Primary Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
5%
Bolivar Primary Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
n/a
18%
Bolivar Primary Black (1997-2011)
White
92%
73%
Bolivar Primary White (1992-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bolivar Primary Sch Ethnicity Bolivar Primary Sta Ethnicity
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 0.21
Bolivar Primary Diversity Score (1992-2012)
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.
44%
39%
Bolivar Primary Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
4%
7%
Bolivar Primary Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,822 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Bolivar R-i School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 2,822 621
Bolivar R-i School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $6 MM
Bolivar R-i School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $6 MM
Bolivar R-i School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,324 $8,810
Bolivar R-i School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,831 $8,968
Bolivar R-i School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bolivar High School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Exceptional Pupil Coop. (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bolivar Intermediate School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bolivar Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Bolivar High School
    1401 North Hwy D
    Bolivar , MO , 65613
    (417)326-5228
    0.1  mi  |  793  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Bolivar Bolivar Intermediate School
    1300 North Hartford
    Bolivar , MO , 65613
    (417)777-5160
    0.3  mi  |  548  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Bolivar Exceptional Pupil Coop.
    Special Education School
    316 West Jackson
    Bolivar , MO , 65613
    (417)326-6284
    Special Education School
    1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Bolivar Bolivar Middle School
    604 West Jackson
    Bolivar , MO , 65613
    (417)326-3811
    1.2  mi  |  645  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Halfway Halfway Elementary School
    2150 Hwy 32
    Halfway , MO , 65663
    (417)445-2215
    5.6  mi  |  141  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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