Higbee Middle School

101 Evans St.
Higbee, MO 65257
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Bottom 50%
Serving 48 students in grades 6-8, Higbee Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 48 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : Bottom 50% in MO
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Higbee Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Higbee Middle School's student population of 48 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
48 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Higbee Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Higbee Middle School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
#1844 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
11-19%
37%
20-29%
46%
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
n/a
15%
White
96%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Higbee Middle School's ranking?
Higbee Middle School is ranked #1844 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Higbee Middle School?
48 students attend Higbee Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Higbee Middle School students are White, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Higbee Middle School?
Higbee Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Higbee Middle School offer ?
Higbee Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Higbee Middle School part of?
Higbee Middle School is part of Higbee R-VIII School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 48 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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