Mcdonald County High School

100 Mustang Dr
Anderson, MO 64831
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Mcdonald County High School serves 1,085 students in grades 9-12.
Mcdonald County High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (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 52% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,085 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 30% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mcdonald County High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Mcdonald County High School's student population of 1,085 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,085 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
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School Rankings

Mcdonald County High 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 Mcdonald County High School is 0.53, which is more 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
#1247 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
23%
8%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
65%
69%
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Hawaiian
5%
1%
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
92%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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 Mcdonald County High School's ranking?
Mcdonald County High School is ranked #1247 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?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mcdonald County High School?
The graduation rate of Mcdonald County High School is 92%, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 89%.
How many students attend Mcdonald County High School?
1,085 students attend Mcdonald County High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Mcdonald County High School students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Hawaiian, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mcdonald County High School?
Mcdonald County High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Mcdonald County High School offer ?
Mcdonald County High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Mcdonald County High School part of?
Mcdonald County High School is part of Mcdonald County R-I School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,085 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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