Shell Knob Elementary School

Shell Knob Elementary School serves 135 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the MO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Shell Knob Elementary School operates within the Shell Knob 78 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 135 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 135 students
Shell Knob Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Shell Knob Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Shell Knob Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Shell Knob Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.14 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1 15:1
Shell Knob Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.14 0.22
Shell Knob Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2014)
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.
64%
42%
Shell Knob Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
11%
7%
Shell Knob Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 135 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $21,621 is higher than the state average of $9,469. The district revenue/student has grown by 47% over four years.
The district spending/student of $23,386 is higher than the state average of $9,562. The district spending/student has grown by 93% over four years.
School District Name Shell Knob 78 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed 135 586
Shell Knob 78 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $3 MM $6 MM
Shell Knob 78 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $3 MM $6 MM
Shell Knob 78 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $21,621 $9,469
Shell Knob 78 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $23,386 $9,562
Shell Knob 78 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Cassville High School (13.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cassville Middle School (13.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cassville Intermediate (13.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CassvilleCassville High School
    13.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 570 students1501 Main St
    CassvilleMO 65625
    (417)847-3137
    13.79-12570
  • CassvilleCassville Intermediate
    13.7 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 405 students1501 Main St
    CassvilleMO 65625
    (417)847-4010
    13.73-5405
  • CassvilleCassville Middle School
    13.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 422 students1501 Main St
    CassvilleMO 65625
    (417)847-3136
    13.76-8422
  • CassvilleEunice Thomas Elementary School
    13.7 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 497 students1501 Main St
    CassvilleMO 65625
    (417)847-2445
    13.7PK-2497
  • Reeds SpringReeds Spring Elementary School
    14.9 miles | Grades: 2-4 | 401 students300 Wolves Ln
    Reeds SpringMO 65737
    (417)272-1735
    14.92-4401

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