220 South Gregg Road
Nixa, MO 65714
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Espy Elementary School serves 396 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 60-64% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Espy Elementary School's student population of 396 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
396 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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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 0.30, 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
#145 out of 2091 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
49%
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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
9%
7%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
83%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 396 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30 (Top 50%)

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