Bissett Elementary School

3014 W Calhoun
Springfield, MO 65802
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Bissett Elementary School serves 203 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Bissett 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Bissett Elementary School's student population of 203 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
203 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Bissett Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bissett Elementary School is 0.58, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1699 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
8%
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Black
15%
15%
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White
61%
69%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bissett Elementary School's ranking?
Bissett Elementary School is ranked #1699 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Bissett Elementary School?
203 students attend Bissett Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Bissett Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bissett Elementary School?
Bissett Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Bissett Elementary School offer ?
Bissett Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Bissett Elementary School part of?
Bissett Elementary School is part of Springfield R-XII School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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