Helen M Davis School

Helen M Davis School serves 46 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Helen M Davis 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 5:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Helen M Davis School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Helen M Davis School's student population of 46 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students46 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Helen M Davis 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 Helen M Davis School is 0.27, 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
#1920 out of 2085 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
9%
16%
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White
85%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.270.47
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Graduation Rate
(15-16)
<50%
90%
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMo Schls For The Sev Disabled School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Helen M Davis School is Central High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Truman Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parkway Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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