507 North Spring Street
Ava, MO 65608
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Ava Elementary School serves 498 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Ava Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

School Overview

Ava Elementary School's student population of 498 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
498 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Ava Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ava Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#597 out of 2091 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
96%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 498 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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