Lathrop Elementary School
Lathrop Elementary School serves 391 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Lathrop Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 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 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 391 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 6%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in MO
- Math Proficiency: 40-44% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 45-49% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education
Lathrop Elementary School's student population of 391 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Lathrop Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lathrop Elementary School is 0.12, 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
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#753 out of 2092 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Lathrop Elementary School?
391 students attend Lathrop Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Lathrop Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lathrop Elementary School?
Lathrop Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Lathrop Elementary School offer ?
Lathrop Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Lathrop Elementary School part of?
Lathrop Elementary School is part of Lathrop R-II School District.
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