Carthage High School

  • Carthage High School serves 1,421 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (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 76% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Carthage High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 28%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Carthage High School's student population of 1,421 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carthage High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,073 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carthage High 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#457 out of 2,073 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
31%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Carthage High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
16%
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White
63%
72%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Carthage High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.510.23
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Graduation Rate
91%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCARTHAGE R-IX School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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