2001 Nw 87th Terr
Kansas City, MO 64154
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Barry School serves 455 students in grades 5-8.
Barry School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (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 49% (which is equal to the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 455 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Barry School's student population of 455 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
455 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Barry School is ranked within the top 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 Barry School is 0.62, which is more 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
#981 out of 2091 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
7%
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Black
21%
15%
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White
57%
70%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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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?

44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

How many students attend Barry School?

455 students attend Barry School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

57% of Barry School students are White, 21% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Barry School?

Barry School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Barry School offer ?

Barry School offers enrollment in grades 5-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 455 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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