Barbara Jordan Elementary School

  • Barbara Jordan Elementary School serves 360 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Barbara Jordan Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • Barbara Jordan Elementary School's student population of 360 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Barbara Jordan Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Barbara Jordan Elementary School is 0.22, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank#1843 out of 2085 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
88%
16%
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White
2%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.220.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUniversity City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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