Pershing Middle School

Pershing Middle School serves 731 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Pershing Middle School operates within the Springfield R-xii School District.

Overview

The student population of 731 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 731 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
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 0.21 is equal to 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 17:1 13:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
3%
5%
Black
5%
18%
White
89%
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.
0.21 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.
27%
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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,349 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Springfield R-xii School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
2
Number of Students Managed 26,349 592
District Total Revenue $215 MM $6 MM
District Spending $264 MM $6 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,807 $8,810
District Spending / Student $10,820 $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 Glendale High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Phelps Gifted Center (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pershing Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SpringfieldPershing Elementary School
    2120 Ventura
    SpringfieldMO 65804
    (417)523-2400
    0 mi | 161 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • SpringfieldWilder Elementary School
    2526 South Hillsboro
    SpringfieldMO 65804
    (417)523-5300
    0.8 mi | 315 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • SpringfieldPittman Elementary School
    2934 East Bennett
    SpringfieldMO 65804
    (417)523-4700
    1 mi | 304 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • SpringfieldField Elementary School
    2120 Barataria
    SpringfieldMO 65804
    (417)523-4800
    1.1 mi | 405 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • SpringfieldGlendale High School
    2727 South Ingram Mill
    SpringfieldMO 65804
    (417)523-8900
    1.2 mi | 1267 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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