1200 Se Adams Dairy Pkwy
Blue Springs, MO 64014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Blue Springs South High School serves 1,965 students in grades 9-12.
Blue Springs South High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (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 72% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Blue Springs South High School's student population of 1,965 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,965 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
90 teachers
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School Rankings

Blue Springs South High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Blue Springs South High School is 0.42, which is less 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
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#86 out of 2091 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
12%
16%
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White
75%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Graduation Rate
96%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,965 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Top 20%)

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