Kearney High School

  • Kearney High School serves 899 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85-89% (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 87% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Kearney 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 5%) 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 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Kearney High School's student population of 899 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students899 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kearney 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 stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kearney High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank (15-16)#488 out of 2076 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
94%
72%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kearney High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.120.46
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Graduation Rate
97%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kearney High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kearney High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKearney R-I School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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