John Nowlin Elementary School

  • John Nowlin Elementary School serves 444 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • John Nowlin Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

John Nowlin Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • John Nowlin Elementary School's student population of 444 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students444 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Nowlin Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 John Nowlin Elementary School is 0.47, which is equal to 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#135 out of 2085 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
7%
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Black
8%
16%
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White
72%
71%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBlue Springs R-IV School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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