Carr Lane Vpa Middle School

1004 N Jefferson Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63106
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
Carr Lane Vpa Middle School serves 481 students in grades 6-8.
Carr Lane Vpa Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 481 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Carr Lane Vpa Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Carr Lane Vpa Middle School's student population of 481 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Carr Lane Vpa Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Carr Lane Vpa Middle School is 0.08, which is less than 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
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#2079 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
96%
15%
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White
3%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Carr Lane Vpa Middle School's ranking?
Carr Lane Vpa Middle School is ranked #2079 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Carr Lane Vpa Middle School often compared to?
Carr Lane Vpa Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Gateway Middle School, Busch Middle School Character Athletics by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
3% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 11% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Carr Lane Vpa Middle School?
481 students attend Carr Lane Vpa Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Carr Lane Vpa Middle School students are Black, 3% of students are White, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Carr Lane Vpa Middle School?
Carr Lane Vpa Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Carr Lane Vpa Middle School offer ?
Carr Lane Vpa Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Carr Lane Vpa Middle School part of?
Carr Lane Vpa Middle School is part of St. Louis City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 481 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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