Lake Elementary School

  • Lake Elementary School serves 315 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lake Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Lake Elementary School's student population of 315 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students315 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Lake Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Lake Elementary School is 0.43, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank#1386 out of 2085 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
74%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lake Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lake Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.430.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Joseph School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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