Edison Elementary School

515 N 22nd
Saint Joseph, MO 64501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Edison Elementary School serves 315 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Edison Elementary 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 315 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Edison Elementary School's student population of 315 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
315 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Edison Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Edison Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1768 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
21%
8%
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Black
12%
15%
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White
48%
69%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
Two or more races
16%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
3%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Edison Elementary School's ranking?
Edison Elementary School is ranked #1768 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Edison Elementary School often compared to?
Edison Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mark Twain Elementary School, Coleman Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Edison Elementary School?
315 students attend Edison Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Edison Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Two or more races, 12% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Edison Elementary School?
Edison Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Edison Elementary School offer ?
Edison Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Edison Elementary School part of?
Edison Elementary School is part of St. Joseph School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 315 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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