Danby-rush Tower Middle School

  • Danby-rush Tower Middle School serves 235 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

School Overview

  • Danby-rush Tower Middle School's student population of 235 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students235 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Danby-rush Tower Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Danby-rush Tower Middle School is 0.15, which is less 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#1449 out of 2,073 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Danby-rush Tower Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
92%
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 Danby-rush Tower Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.150.23
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Danby-rush Tower Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Co. R-vii School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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