Howell Valley Elementary School

6461 State Rte Zz
West Plains, MO 65775
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 235 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Howell Valley Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 235 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : Top 5% in MO
  • : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Howell Valley Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Howell Valley Elementary School's student population of 235 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
235 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Howell Valley Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Howell Valley Elementary School is 0.10, 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)
#62 out of 2092 schools
(Top 5%)
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65-69%
37%
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65-69%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
95%
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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0.10
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Howell Valley Elementary School's ranking?
Howell Valley Elementary School is ranked #62 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Howell Valley Elementary School often compared to?
Howell Valley Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fairview Elementary School, Glenwood Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Howell Valley Elementary School?
235 students attend Howell Valley Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Howell Valley Elementary School students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Howell Valley Elementary School?
Howell Valley Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Howell Valley Elementary School offer ?
Howell Valley Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Howell Valley Elementary School part of?
Howell Valley Elementary School is part of Howell Valley R-I School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 235 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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