507 North Spring Street
Ava, MO 65608
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Ava High School serves 437 students in grades 9-12.
Ava High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Ava High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Ava High School's student population of 437 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
437 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Ava High 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 High School is 0.06, 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
#478 out of 2091 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
97%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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: 9-12
  • Students: 437 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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