901 Se Ryan Rd
Grain Valley, MO 64029
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Grain Valley South Middle School serves 627 students in grades 6-8.
Grain Valley South Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 51% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher 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).

School Overview

Grain Valley South Middle School's student population of 627 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
627 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Grain Valley South Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Grain Valley South Middle 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
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#638 out of 2091 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
4%
16%
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White
83%
71%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 627 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30 (Top 50%)

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