Scott City High School

Scott City High School serves 299 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Scott City High School operates within the Scott City R-i School District.
The school district's 82% graduation rate is lower than the MO state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 299 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 299 students
Scott City High School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Scott City High School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2012)
Students by Grade Scott City High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Scott City High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Scott City High School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
1%
18%
Scott City High School Black (1992-2012)
White
98%
73%
Scott City High School White (1992-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Scott City High School Sch Ethnicity Scott City High School 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.
0.04 0.43
Scott City High School 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.
27%
39%
Scott City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Scott City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 871 students has grown by 175% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Scott City R-i School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 871 575
Scott City R-i School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 82% 86%
Scott City R-i School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $8 MM $6 MM
Scott City R-i School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $8 MM $6 MM
Scott City R-i School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $23,842 $8,810
Scott City R-i School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $24,000 $8,968
Scott City 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 Cape Girardeau Car & Technical Center (4.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Scott City Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Scott City Elementary School (0 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Scott City Scott City Elementary School
    3000 Main St
    Scott City , MO , 63780
    (573)264-2131
    0  mi  |  329  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Scott City Scott City Middle School
    3000 Main St
    Scott City , MO , 63780
    (573)264-2139
    0  mi  |  243  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Cape Girardeau Cape Girardeau Car & Technical Center
    Vocational School
    1080 South Silver Springs Rd
    Cape Girardeau , MO , 63703
    (573)334-0826
    Vocational School
    4.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Cape Girardeau Central High School
    1000 South Silver Springs Rd
    Cape Girardeau , MO , 63703
    (573)335-8228
    4.5  mi  |  1193  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Cape Girardeau Echo Day Treatment Center
    Alternative School
    3445 Armstrong Dr
    Cape Girardeau , MO , 63703
    (573)290-5814
    Alternative School
    5.3  mi  |  26  students  |  Gr.  6-12

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