John W. Luff Elementary School

  • John W. Luff Elementary School serves 414 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (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 60% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • John W. Luff Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • John W. Luff Elementary School's student population of 414 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students414 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John W. Luff Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 W. Luff Elementary School is 0.63, which is more 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#341 out of 2085 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
19%
7%
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Black
9%
16%
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White
56%
71%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIndependence 30 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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