Mathews Elementary School

605 South Gregg Road
Nixa, MO 65714
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Mathews Elementary School serves 467 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Mathews Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (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 75% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 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 Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 467 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Mathews Elementary School's student population of 467 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
467 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Mathews Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Mathews Elementary School is 0.30, 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
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#34 out of 2092 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
83%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mathews Elementary School's ranking?
Mathews Elementary School is ranked #34 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Mathews Elementary School often compared to?
Mathews Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Century Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
66% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Mathews Elementary School?
467 students attend Mathews Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Mathews Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mathews Elementary School?
Mathews Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Mathews Elementary School offer ?
Mathews Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Mathews Elementary School part of?
Mathews Elementary School is part of Nixa Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 467 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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