Laura Speed Elliott Middle School

700 Main St
Boonville, MO 65233
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Laura Speed Elliott Middle School serves 327 students in grades 6-8.
Laura Speed Elliott Middle 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than 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 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 327 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Laura Speed Elliott Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Laura Speed Elliott Middle School's student population of 327 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
327 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Laura Speed Elliott Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Laura Speed Elliott Middle School is 0.33, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1482 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
46%
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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
4%
8%
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Black
7%
15%
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White
81%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
12%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Laura Speed Elliott Middle School's ranking?
Laura Speed Elliott Middle School is ranked #1482 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
32% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Laura Speed Elliott Middle School?
327 students attend Laura Speed Elliott Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Laura Speed Elliott Middle School students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Laura Speed Elliott Middle School?
Laura Speed Elliott Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Laura Speed Elliott Middle School offer ?
Laura Speed Elliott Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Laura Speed Elliott Middle School part of?
Laura Speed Elliott Middle School is part of Boonville R-I School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 327 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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