Mcdonald County High School

  • Mcdonald County High School serves 1,119 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mcdonald County High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Mcdonald County High School's student population of 1,119 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,119 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mcdonald County High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Mcdonald County High School is 0.46, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank#588 out of 2085 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
20%
7%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
71%
71%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.460.47
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Graduation Rate
92%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcdonald Co. R-I School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Mcdonald County High School is Crowder Avts (12.1 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Anderson Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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