Top 10 Best Missouri Public Schools (2021-22)

Missouri is the #13 largest school system in the United States, serving 909,006 students across the 2,432 public schools for the 2021-22 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Missouri is 42%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 49%.
Minority enrollment is 29% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 14:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(MO) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
7%
Black
16%
White
71%
Two or more races
4%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Missouri (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Mallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
6020 Pernod Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 352-9212
Rank: #22.
Kennard/classical Junior Acad.
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
5031 Potomac
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 353-8875
Rank: #33.
Richland Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
24456 State Hwy 114
Essex, MO 63846
(573) 283-5310
Rank: #44.
Helena Elementary School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
21080 Osage St
Helena, MO 64459
(816) 369-2865
Rank: #55.
Mckelvey Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85% (Top 1%)
Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
1751 Mckelvey Rd
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
(314) 415-6500
Rank: #66.
Voy Spears Junior Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 82% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
201 Ne Anderson
Lees Summit, MO 64064
(816) 874-3720
Rank: #77.
Eugene Field Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 1-3
711 Nickey St
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
(573) 785-4047
Rank: #88.
Oak Grove Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: 1-3
3297 Oak Grove Rd
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
(573) 785-6589
Rank: #99.
Festus Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 86% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-3
1500 Mid-meadow Ln
Festus, MO 63028
(636) 937-4063
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Mark Twain Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
8636 Litzsinger
Saint Louis, MO 63144
(314) 962-0613

Best Missouri Public Schools by County (2021-22)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
9
2,992
11%
11
2,862
5%
14
3,324
20%
19
5,438
22%
10
1,835
11%
14
2,475
6%
10
2,311
6%
55
23,727
32%
35
12,956
24%
19
6,901
17%
24
5,772
13%
15
5,239
10%
44
17,471
19%
6
2,127
4%
31
15,478
11%
5
1,105
3%
75
42,049
29%
27
10,820
30%
16
2,485
13%
10
1,154
5%
8
2,012
7%
21
5,483
30%
42
16,102
7%
93
40,251
18%
18
3,200
7%
7
1,481
12%
15
6,030
5%
8
1,559
5%
232
109,713
54%
49
20,996
24%
24
7,463
16%
23
6,996
17%
4
1,439
7%
20
8,984
11%
13
2,213
7%
14
2,206
9%
15
4,720
13%
11
4,012
32%
16
5,086
6%
10
2,421
11%
10
1,496
10%
24
9,098
24%
6
1,609
3%
9
1,463
2%
18
3,156
41%
6
2,359
7%
20
6,958
25%
15
6,748
12%
12
2,597
13%
32
17,301
28%
19
5,171
6%
21
8,874
32%
15
3,643
13%
11
3,005
7%
10
1,861
5%
19
3,537
29%
23
6,753
27%
273
141,796
50%
114
33,782
85%
17
3,696
6%
21
8,089
17%
18
4,189
4%
14
3,052
7%
10
4,762
16%
7
1,840
5%
15
3,260
4%

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