Joplin High School

Joplin High School serves 2,125 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Joplin High School operates within the Joplin s School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the MO state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 2125 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 113 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,125 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 113 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 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 19:1 13:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
7%
5%
Black
5%
18%
White
85%
72%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.27 0.21
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.
40%
39%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,757 students has grown by 27% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Joplin s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
2
Number of Students Managed 9,757 592
Graduation Rate 68% 86%
District Total Revenue $69 MM $6 MM
District Spending $102 MM $6 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,989 $8,810
District Spending / Student $13,223 $8,968
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 Franklin Technology Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gateway School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Emerson Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • JoplinFranklin Technology Center
    Vocational School
    417 East 5th St
    JoplinMO 64802
    (417)625-5260
    Vocational School

    0.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • JoplinEmerson Elementary School
    1301 South Duquesne Rd
    JoplinMO 64802
    (417)625-5345
    0.4 mi | 202 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • JoplinKelsey Norman Elementary School
    1323 East 28th St
    JoplinMO 64802
    (417)625-5360
    0.6 mi | 249 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • JoplinIrving Elementary School
    1112 East 2nd St
    JoplinMO 64802
    (417)625-5350
    0.7 mi | 237 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • JoplinJoplin Early Childhood Center
    610 South Forest St
    JoplinMO 64802
    (417)625-5290
    1.2 mi | 167 students | Gr. PK                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 16, 2014 - Overall, the district is flawed from the top, down. With the exception of a few hand-selected parents, the R-8 has done everything to reduce parental roles in their childs educations. New schools are not well located, and the misuse of existing assets is mind-numbing. Bear in mind that there are some great teachers in the district, but they are mis-handled by incompetent administration. - Posted by Parent

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