220 South Gregg Road
Nixa, MO 65714
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Espy Elementary School serves 429 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Espy 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 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher 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 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 429 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Espy Elementary School's student population of 429 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
429 students
This chart display total students of Espy Elementary School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Espy Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Espy Elementary School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Espy Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Espy 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 Espy Elementary School is 0.37, which is less 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#145 out of 2091 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Espy Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
65-69%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Espy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
65-69%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Espy Elementary 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Espy Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Espy Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hispanic
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Espy Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
1%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Espy Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
79%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Espy Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Espy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Espy Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score
0.37
This chart display the diversity score of Espy Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Espy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Espy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Espy Elementary School's ranking?

Espy Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What schools are Espy Elementary School often compared to?

Espy Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Century Elementary School, High Pointe Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).

How many students attend Espy Elementary School?

429 students attend Espy Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

79% of Espy Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Espy Elementary School?

Espy Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Espy Elementary School offer ?

Espy Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4

What school district is Espy Elementary School part of?

Espy Elementary School is part of Nixa Public Schools School District.

School Reviews

Review Espy Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
JROTC offers valuable lessons in leadership, character-building and citizenship. Here's a look at the various JROTC programs out there together with a look at the pros and cons of the program.
Choosing Between the SAT and ACT and How to Prepare
Choosing Between the SAT and ACT and How to Prepare
Taking the SAT or ACT is a major source of stress for high school students. Keep reading to learn how to choose the right test and how to prepare for it.
Prevent Brain Drain: Keep Your Kids’ Minds Sharp During Vacation
Prevent Brain Drain: Keep Your Kids’ Minds Sharp During Vacation
Long periods of time off from school can lead your child to lose valuable knowledge and skills. Learn more about brain drain and 4 ways to keep your child's mind revving, even during vacation. incorporating quality learning exercises into their spring, summer, and winter vacations.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 429 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Related School Videos

Quick Links