William Chrisman High School

William Chrisman High School serves 1,491 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.
William Chrisman High School operates within the Independence 30 School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the MO state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1491 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,491 students
William Chrisman High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
William Chrisman High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade William Chrisman High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more 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 16:1 13:1
William Chrisman High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
10%
5%
William Chrisman High School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
13%
18%
William Chrisman High School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
73%
72%
William Chrisman High School White Students (1992-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
33%
William Chrisman High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
William Chrisman High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups William Chrisman 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.
0.44 0.21
William Chrisman High School Diversity Score (1992-2013)
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.
52%
39%
William Chrisman High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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%
William Chrisman High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,317 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,112 is higher than the state average of $8,810. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,564 is higher than the state average of $8,968. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Independence 30 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
2
Number of Students Managed 14,317 592
Independence 30 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 90% 86%
Independence 30 School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $155 MM $6 MM
Independence 30 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $162 MM $6 MM
Independence 30 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,112 $8,810
Independence 30 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,564 $8,968
Independence 30 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Day Treatment (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Day Treatment (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ott Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • IndependenceOtt Elementary School
    1525 North Noland Rd
    IndependenceMO 64050
    (816)521-5435
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 452 students                      
  • IndependenceDay Treatment
    600 West Mechanic Ave
    IndependenceMO 64050
    (816)521-5508
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-12 | n/a students                      
  • IndependenceIndependence Academy
    Alternative School
    600 West Mechanic Ave
    IndependenceMO 64050
    (816)521-5505
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • IndependenceBryant Elementary School
    827 West College
    IndependenceMO 64050
    (816)521-5400
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 259 students                      
  • IndependenceThomas Hart Benton Elementary School
    429 South Leslie
    IndependenceMO 64050
    (816)521-5390
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 437 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 31, 2010 - No good sports programs, except cheerleading. Availability of programs is good, just no good coaches. Most of the facilities are decent. Powerschool (online program for parents/students) would be good, if teachers utilized it more than once a month. Parent involvement is terrible. - Posted by Parent

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