Charleston High School

  • Charleston High School serves 259 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-69% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Charleston High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 28%.

Top Placements

Charleston High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • Charleston High School's student population of 259 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students259 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Charleston High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Charleston High School is 0.45, 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#626 out of 2,073 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
48%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
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Black
66%
16%
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White
34%
72%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Charleston High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.450.23
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Charleston High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCHARLESTON R-I School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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