1400 Cedar Wood Pkwy
Kearney, MO 64060
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Dogwood Elementary School serves 505 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Dogwood Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher 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 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Dogwood Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Dogwood Elementary School's student population of 505 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
505 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Dogwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Dogwood Elementary School is 0.10, which is less 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
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#190 out of 2091 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
95%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 505 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Btm 50%)

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