8150 N Congress Ave
Kansas City, MO 64153
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Congress Middle School serves 952 students in grades 7-8.
Congress Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 55% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Congress Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Congress Middle School's student population of 952 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
952 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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School Rankings

Congress Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Congress Middle School is 0.56, 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 Data
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#862 out of 2091 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
7%
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Black
14%
16%
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White
64%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 952 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56 (Top 20%)

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