Bissett Elementary School

  • Bissett Elementary School serves 281 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bissett Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Bissett Elementary School's student population of 281 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bissett Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,073 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bissett Elementary School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#1442 out of 2,073 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bissett 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bissett 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bissett Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
9%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bissett Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
67%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bissett Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bissett Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.520.23
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bissett 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield R-xii School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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