700 Main St
Boonville, MO 65233
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Laura Speed Elliott Middle School serves 335 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (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 38% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Laura Speed Elliott Middle School's student population of 335 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
335 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Laura Speed Elliott Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Laura Speed Elliott Middle School is 0.30, 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
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1507 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
9%
16%
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White
83%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
12%
7%
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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: 6-8
  • Students: 335 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30 (Top 50%)

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