Border Star Montessori

  • Border Star Montessori serves 406 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Border Star Montessori placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Border Star Montessori places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • Border Star Montessori's student population of 406 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Border Star Montessori is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Border Star Montessori is 0.59, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank#839 out of 2085 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:114:1
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
49%
16%
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White
41%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.590.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKansas City 33 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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