Festus Middle School

1717 W Main
Festus, MO 63028
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
4.50 5 1 (2 reviews)
Festus Middle School serves 474 students in grades 7-8.
Festus Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (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 59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

School Overview

Festus Middle School's student population of 474 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Festus Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Festus Middle School is 0.17, 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
#440 out of 2085 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
4%
16%
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White
91%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFestus R-VI School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Festus Middle School is Festus Senior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Crystal City Elementary School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Festus Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Festus Festus Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-3 | 941 students
    0.4 miles
    1500 Mid-meadow Ln
    Festus, MO 63028
    (636) 937-4063
    0.4 K-3 941
  • Festus Festus Intermediate Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 4-6 | 753 students
    0.4 miles
    1501 Mid-meadow Ln
    Festus, MO 63028
    (636) 937-4750
    0.4 4-6 753
  • Festus Festus Senior High School Math: 48% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 816 students
    0.5 miles
    501 Westwind Dr
    Festus, MO 63028
    (636) 937-5410
    0.5 9-12 816
  • Crystal City Crystal City Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 357 students
    2.2 miles
    600 Mississippi
    Crystal City, MO 63019
    (636) 937-4017
    2.2 K-8 357
  • Crystal City Crystal City High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 168 students
    2.3 miles
    1100 Mississippi
    Crystal City, MO 63019
    (636) 937-2005
    2.3 9-12 168

School Reviews

  4.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
4  
good teachers but there are way to many bully''s, especially at young ages like I got mine in 5th grade. though there are barely any physical fights. A LOT OF KIDS!!!! A bunch of people go here. The teachers are very sweet. It gets really boring though, no much to do. We except gays, goths, emos, popular, weirdos, ect.
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5  
I can not say enough about the caring teachers at Festus Middle School. They(students) do have access to alot of extracurricular activities. The current administration displays an extremely negative attitude towards certain types of students. The current administrations lacks the professionalism necessary to demonstrate a positive image for the students.
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