Charleston Middle School

S Main St
Charleston, MO 63834
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Charleston Middle School serves 231 students in grades 6-8.
Charleston 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Charleston Middle School's student population of 231 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students231 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Rankings

Charleston Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Charleston Middle School is 0.51, 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
#2003 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
58%
16%
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White
40%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharleston R-I School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Charleston Middle School is Charleston High School (6.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cairo Jr/sr High School (8.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Warren E. Hearnes Elementary School (6.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charleston Charleston High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 275 students
    6.2 miles
    606 S. Thorn St
    Charleston, MO 63834
    (573) 683-3761
    6.2 9-12 275
  • Charleston Warren E. Hearnes Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 437 students
    6.7 miles
    1015 Plant Rd
    Charleston, MO 63834
    (573) 683-3728
    6.7 PK-5 437
  • Charleston Southeast Correctional Center Alternative School

    7.0 miles
    300 E Pedro Simmons Dr
    Charleston, MO 63834
    (573) 683-4409
    7 n/a n/a
  • Murphysboro Five County Regional Alternative Alternative School
    Grades: Inquire with school
    7.3 miles
    1001 Walnut Street
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 687-7290
    7.3 Inquire with school n/a
  • Cairo Cairo Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 213 students
    7.6 miles
    3101 Elm St
    Cairo, IL 62914
    (618) 734-1027
    7.6 PK-5 213

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