Espy Elementary School

  • Espy Elementary School serves 422 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-84% (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 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

School Overview

  • Espy Elementary School's student population of 422 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Espy Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Espy Elementary School is 0.32, which is more 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#151 out of 2,073 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
9%
6%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
82%
72%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.320.23
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNixa Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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