405 Westover Rd
Belton, MO 64012
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Gladden Elementary School serves 331 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Gladden Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Gladden Elementary School's student population of 331 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
331 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Gladden Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Gladden Elementary School is 0.51, which is more 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
#1064 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
17%
7%
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Black
6%
16%
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White
68%
71%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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 (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 331 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51 (Top 20%)

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