Carden Park Elementary School

  • Carden Park Elementary School serves 663 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (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 62% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 28%.

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School Overview

  • Carden Park Elementary School's student population of 663 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students663 students
Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Carden Park Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Carden Park Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carden Park Elementary School is 0.51, 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#1010 out of 2,073 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Carden Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carden Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
Hispanic
8%
6%
Black
13%
16%
White
68%
72%
Two or more races
11%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Carden Park Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.510.23
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
44%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Joseph School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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