Hale Cook Elementary School

  • Hale Cook Elementary School serves 299 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Hale Cook Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Hale Cook Elementary School's student population of 299 students has grown by 196% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 171% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students299 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hale Cook Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Hale Cook Elementary School is 0.62, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank#1632 out of 2085 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
33%
16%
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White
52%
71%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.620.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKansas City 33 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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