Nixa High School

514 South Nicholas Rd,

Nixa, MO, 65714-8663

Tel: (417)724-3500
Grades: 9-12

1,651 students

Nixa High School serves 1,651 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Nixa High School operates within the Nixa R-ii School District.
The school district's 98% graduation rate is higher than the MO state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1651 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,651 students
Nixa High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 99 teachers
Nixa High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Nixa High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 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 17:1 13:1
Nixa High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Nixa High School American Indian (2002-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Nixa High School Asian (1996-2012)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Nixa High School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
1%
18%
Nixa High School Black (1998-2012)
White
88%
73%
Nixa High School White (1992-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Nixa High School Sch Ethnicity Nixa 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.
0.22 0.43
Nixa High School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
20%
39%
Nixa 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%
Nixa High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,804 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 92% over five years.
School District Name Nixa R-ii School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
2
Number of Students Managed 5,804 575
Nixa R-ii School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 98% 86%
Nixa R-ii School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $45 MM $6 MM
Nixa R-ii School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $47 MM $6 MM
Nixa R-ii School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,195 $8,810
Nixa R-ii School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,670 $8,968
Nixa 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 Ozark High School (6.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Summit Intermediate School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mathews Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Nixa Mathews Elementary School
    605 South Gregg Rd
    Nixa , MO , 65714
    (417)449-3110
    0.5  mi  |  497  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Nixa Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Espy Elementary School
    220 South Gregg Rd
    Nixa , MO , 65714
    (417)875-5650
    0.7  mi  |  368  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Nixa Summit Intermediate School
    301 South Main St
    Nixa , MO , 65714
    (417)724-4000
    1.8  mi  |  443  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Nixa Nicholas A. Inman Intermediate
    1300 North Nicholas Rd
    Nixa , MO , 65714
    (417)449-3210
    1.9  mi  |  450  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Nixa Early Learning Center
    301 South Main St
    Nixa , MO , 65714
    (417)724-4050
    2.1  mi  |  180  students  |  Gr.  PK

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