Herculaneum High School

  • Herculaneum High School serves 435 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Herculaneum High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29%.

Top Placements

Herculaneum High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • Herculaneum High School's student population of 435 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students435 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Herculaneum High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,076 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Herculaneum High 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 School Rank (15-16)#462 out of 2076 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
5%
16%
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White
91%
71%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.170.47
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Graduation Rate85-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDunklin R-V School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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