3710 S Jefferson
Springfield, MO 65807
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Kickapoo High School serves 2,031 students in grades 9-12.
Kickapoo High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,031 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Kickapoo High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Kickapoo High School's student population of 2,031 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,031 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
73 teachers
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School Rankings

Kickapoo High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kickapoo High School is 0.32, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#649 out of 2091 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
5%
15%
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White
82%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Graduation Rate
97%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kickapoo High School's ranking?

Kickapoo High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 73% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

What is the graduation rate of Kickapoo High School?

The graduation rate of Kickapoo High School is 97%, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 90%.

How many students attend Kickapoo High School?

2,031 students attend Kickapoo High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

82% of Kickapoo High School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Kickapoo High School?

Kickapoo High School has a student ration of 28:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Kickapoo High School offer ?

Kickapoo High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

School Reviews

5   9/21/2009
We have had 2 children at Kickapoo and loved it. We've had great experiences with teachers, counselors, staff and athletics. We've been attending Chiefs sports since 1999 and will continue as long as we live in Springfield.
- Posted by Parent - tracy

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,031 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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