Blackburn Elementary School

  • Blackburn Elementary School serves 420 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 28%.

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School Overview

  • Blackburn Elementary School's student population of 420 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students420 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blackburn Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blackburn Elementary School is 0.55, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#1235 out of 2,073 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
13%
6%
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Black
14%
16%
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White
64%
72%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blackburn Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.550.23
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blackburn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIndependence 30 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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