Festus Elementary School

1500 Mid-meadow Ln
Festus, MO 63028
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Festus Elementary School serves 1,007 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
Festus Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (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 73% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 1,007 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Festus Elementary School's student population of 1,007 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
Total Students
1,007 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
69 teachers
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School Rankings

Festus Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Festus Elementary School is 0.22, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#22 out of 2092 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
88%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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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 Festus Elementary School's ranking?
Festus Elementary School is ranked #22 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
73% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 73% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Festus Elementary School?
1,007 students attend Festus Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Festus Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Festus Elementary School?
Festus Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Festus Elementary School offer ?
Festus Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3
What school district is Festus Elementary School part of?
Festus Elementary School is part of Festus R-VI School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 1,007 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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