201 W Moore
La Plata, MO 63549
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
La Plata Elementary School serves 176 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
La Plata Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

La Plata Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

La Plata Elementary School's student population of 176 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
176 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

La Plata Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 La Plata Elementary School is 0.02, which is less 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 Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#620 out of 2091 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
99%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 176 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 1%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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