Liberal High School

Liberal High School serves 148 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Liberal High School operates within the Liberal R-ii School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the MO state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 148 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 148 students
Liberal High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Liberal High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Liberal High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 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 12:1 13:1
Liberal High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Liberal High School American Indian (1992-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Liberal High School Asian (1997-2012)
Hispanic
1%
5%
Liberal High School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
n/a
18%
Liberal High School Black (1992-2010)
White
95%
73%
Liberal High School White (1992-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Liberal High School Sch Ethnicity Liberal 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.
0.10 0.21
Liberal 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.
35%
39%
Liberal 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.
12%
7%
Liberal High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 502 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Liberal R-ii School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 502 621
Liberal R-ii School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 90% 86%
Liberal R-ii School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $4 MM $6 MM
Liberal R-ii School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $4 MM $6 MM
Liberal R-ii School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,801 $8,810
Liberal R-ii School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,847 $8,968
Liberal R-ii 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 Bronaugh High School (9.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Liberal Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Liberal Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Liberal Liberal Middle School
    205 North Payne
    Liberal , MO , 64762
    (417)843-6033
    0  mi  |  122  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Liberal Liberal Elementary School
    401 Yale
    Liberal , MO , 64762
    (417)843-5865
    0.3  mi  |  232  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bronaugh Bronaugh Elementary School
    527 East 6th St
    Bronaugh , MO , 64728
    (417)922-3211
    9.6  mi  |  132  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Bronaugh Bronaugh High School
    527 East 6th St
    Bronaugh , MO , 64728
    (417)922-3211
    9.6  mi  |  83  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Arma North East High School
    1003 East South St
    Arma , KS , 66712
    (620)347-4115
    9.9  mi  |  155  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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