Ellison Elementary School

  • Ellison Elementary School serves 341 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ellison Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Ellison Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • Ellison Elementary School's student population of 341 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students341 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ellison Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Ellison Elementary School is 0.38, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank#244 out of 2085 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
7%
16%
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White
78%
71%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.380.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Joseph School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Ellison Elementary School is Riverbend Treatment Center (3.1 miles away)
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