2001 Nw 87th Terr
Kansas City, MO 64154
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Barry School serves 382 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 12:1 is lower 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 29% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Barry School's student population of 382 students has declined by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 37% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
382 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 0.47. 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
#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
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
7%
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Black
21%
16%
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White
57%
71%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 382 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 5%)

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