1500 N 82nd Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63130
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Barbara Jordan Elementary School serves 334 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Barbara Jordan Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 334 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Barbara Jordan Elementary School's student population of 334 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
334 students
This chart display total students of Barbara Jordan Elementary School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Barbara Jordan Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Barbara Jordan Elementary School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Barbara Jordan Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Barbara Jordan Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Barbara Jordan Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1539 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Barbara Jordan Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Barbara Jordan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Barbara Jordan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Missouri by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Barbara Jordan Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Barbara Jordan Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hispanic
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Barbara Jordan Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
87%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Barbara Jordan Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
2%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Barbara Jordan Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Barbara Jordan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Barbara Jordan Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score
0.24
This chart display the diversity score of Barbara Jordan Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Barbara Jordan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Barbara Jordan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

How many students attend Barbara Jordan Elementary School?

334 students attend Barbara Jordan Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

87% of Barbara Jordan Elementary School students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Barbara Jordan Elementary School?

Barbara Jordan Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Barbara Jordan Elementary School offer ?

Barbara Jordan Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

School Reviews

Review Barbara Jordan Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Should Public Schools Provide Students with Vocational Opportunities?
Learn about the benefits associated with vocational education at public high schools, including high-demand career opportunities and improved learning for kinetic and active students.
Will Your Child Fail in a Larger Class?
Learn about how budget cuts are forcing public schools to cut teaching positions, which lead to larger class sizes. Make sure your child is prepared to face the changes of a different class size.
Prevent Suicide
Prevent Suicide
988 is the suicide and crisis lifeline. Parents, teachers, and students can help prevent suicide once they know the warning signs.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 334 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Quick Links