Blue Springs South High School

1200 Se Adams Dairy Pkwy
Blue Springs, MO 64014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 2,248 students in grades 9-12, Blue Springs South High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • : 96% (Top 5% in MO)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 72% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Blue Springs South High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Blue Springs South High School's student population of 2,248 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 120 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
120 teachers
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School Rankings

Blue Springs South High School ranks within the top 20% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Blue Springs South High School is 0.49, which is equal to 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)
#296 out of 2092 schools
(Top 20%)
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43%
37%
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72%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
13%
15%
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White
70%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
5%
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0.49
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96%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 Blue Springs South High School's ranking?
Blue Springs South High School is ranked #296 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Blue Springs South High School often compared to?
Blue Springs South High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Blue Springs High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 72% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Blue Springs South High School?
The graduation rate of Blue Springs South High School is 96%, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 89%.
How many students attend Blue Springs South High School?
2,248 students attend Blue Springs South High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Blue Springs South High School students are White, 13% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Blue Springs South High School?
Blue Springs South High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Blue Springs South High School offer ?
Blue Springs South High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Blue Springs South High School part of?
Blue Springs South High School is part of Blue Springs R-IV School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • : 96% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • : 72% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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