Top 10 Best Missouri Public Schools (2021)

Missouri is the #13 largest school system in the United States, serving 909,779 students across the 2,434 public schools for the 2021 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Missouri is 42%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 49%.
The top ranked public schools in Missouri are Mallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary School, Kennard/classical Junior Acad. and Richland Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 29% (majority 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 Overall Ranked Public Schools in Missouri (2021)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Mallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-56020 Pernod Ave
    Saint LouisMO 63139
    (314) 352-9212

  • Rank: #22.
    Kennard/classical Junior Acad.Magnet School
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-55031 Potomac
    Saint LouisMO 63139
    (314) 353-8875

  • Rank: #33.Math: 85-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-624456 State Hwy 114
    EssexMO 63846
    (573) 283-5310

  • Rank: #44.Math: 84% (Top 1%) Reading: 83% (Top 1%)Math: 84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-51751 Mckelvey Rd
    Maryland HeightsMO 63043
    (314) 415-6500

  • Rank: #55.Math: 84% (Top 1%) Reading: 82% (Top 1%)Math: 84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-5201 Ne Anderson
    Lees SummitMO 64064
    (816) 874-3720

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-6600 S Atterberry
    AtlantaMO 63530
    (660) 239-4211

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 3-41427 W Aylor
    Webb CityMO 64870
    (417) 673-6050

  • Rank: #88.
    Metro High SchoolMagnet School
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-124015 Mcpherson Ave
    Saint LouisMO 63108
    (314) 534-3894

  • Rank: #99.Math: ≥80% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥80% (Top 1%)Math: ≥80% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥80% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-8227 Sw Hwy T
    ClintonMO 64735
    (660) 885-2629

  • Rank: #10-1210.- 12.Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5221 Ne 114th St
    Kansas CityMO 64155
    (816) 321-5160

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Top Missouri Public Schools by County (2021)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
9 Schools
2,992 Students
11% Minority
11 Schools
2,862 Students
5% Minority
7 Schools
825 Students
3% Minority
14 Schools
3,324 Students
20% Minority
19 Schools
5,438 Students
22% Minority
10 Schools
1,835 Students
11% Minority
14 Schools
2,475 Students
6% Minority
10 Schools
2,311 Students
6% Minority
9 Schools
1,924 Students
2% Minority
55 Schools
23,727 Students
32% Minority
35 Schools
12,956 Students
24% Minority
19 Schools
6,901 Students
17% Minority
14 Schools
1,649 Students
4% Minority
24 Schools
5,772 Students
13% Minority
15 Schools
5,239 Students
10% Minority
27 Schools
10,493 Students
24% Minority
13 Schools
1,394 Students
3% Minority
5 Schools
1,211 Students
3% Minority
44 Schools
17,471 Students
19% Minority
6 Schools
2,127 Students
4% Minority
8 Schools
1,086 Students
7% Minority
31 Schools
15,478 Students
11% Minority
5 Schools
1,105 Students
3% Minority
75 Schools
42,049 Students
29% Minority
12 Schools
3,931 Students
8% Minority
27 Schools
10,820 Students
30% Minority
16 Schools
2,485 Students
13% Minority
10 Schools
3,552 Students
5% Minority
10 Schools
1,154 Students
5% Minority
4 Schools
1,700 Students
6% Minority
11 Schools
1,281 Students
4% Minority
9 Schools
1,013 Students
5% Minority
8 Schools
2,012 Students
7% Minority
5 Schools
1,553 Students
4% Minority
21 Schools
5,483 Students
30% Minority
42 Schools
16,102 Students
7% Minority
7 Schools
2,797 Students
5% Minority
7 Schools
1,089 Students
4% Minority
93 Schools
40,251 Students
18% Minority
7 Schools
1,490 Students
6% Minority
13 Schools
1,399 Students
5% Minority
18 Schools
3,200 Students
7% Minority
10 Schools
1,607 Students
3% Minority
8 Schools
717 Students
3% Minority
7 Schools
1,481 Students
12% Minority
15 Schools
6,030 Students
5% Minority
8 Schools
1,559 Students
5% Minority
233 Schools
110,070 Students
55% Minority
49 Schools
20,996 Students
24% Minority
66 Schools
34,398 Students
7% Minority
24 Schools
7,463 Students
16% Minority
2 Schools
507 Students
4% Minority
11 Schools
5,876 Students
9% Minority
19 Schools
5,283 Students
10% Minority
23 Schools
6,996 Students
17% Minority
4 Schools
1,439 Students
7% Minority
20 Schools
8,984 Students
11% Minority
13 Schools
2,213 Students
7% Minority
11 Schools
2,156 Students
10% Minority
14 Schools
2,206 Students
9% Minority
6 Schools
2,073 Students
5% Minority
4 Schools
931 Students
2% Minority
15 Schools
4,720 Students
13% Minority
11 Schools
4,012 Students
32% Minority
4 Schools
555 Students
8% Minority
16 Schools
5,086 Students
6% Minority
8 Schools
2,059 Students
34% Minority
10 Schools
2,421 Students
11% Minority
10 Schools
1,496 Students
10% Minority
7 Schools
1,605 Students
7% Minority
6 Schools
2,100 Students
5% Minority
13 Schools
2,537 Students
28% Minority
24 Schools
9,098 Students
24% Minority
17 Schools
2,536 Students
6% Minority
8 Schools
1,901 Students
4% Minority
6 Schools
1,609 Students
3% Minority
9 Schools
1,463 Students
2% Minority
18 Schools
3,156 Students
41% Minority
6 Schools
2,359 Students
7% Minority
20 Schools
6,958 Students
25% Minority
15 Schools
6,748 Students
12% Minority
12 Schools
2,597 Students
13% Minority
32 Schools
17,301 Students
28% Minority
19 Schools
5,171 Students
6% Minority
21 Schools
8,874 Students
32% Minority
3 Schools
695 Students
5% Minority
3 Schools
781 Students
4% Minority
15 Schools
3,643 Students
13% Minority
11 Schools
3,005 Students
7% Minority
8 Schools
1,068 Students
5% Minority
10 Schools
1,861 Students
5% Minority
19 Schools
3,537 Students
29% Minority
2 Schools
596 Students
6% Minority
2 Schools
616 Students
2% Minority
23 Schools
6,753 Students
27% Minority
7 Schools
1,479 Students
3% Minority
5 Schools
816 Students
3% Minority
88 Schools
57,972 Students
20% Minority
6 Schools
961 Students
6% Minority
28 Schools
10,727 Students
5% Minority
273 Schools
141,796 Students
50% Minority
115 Schools
34,198 Students
85% Minority
4 Schools
1,844 Students
5% Minority
21 Schools
5,107 Students
5% Minority
17 Schools
3,696 Students
6% Minority
7 Schools
1,119 Students
30% Minority
21 Schools
8,089 Students
17% Minority
18 Schools
4,189 Students
4% Minority
14 Schools
3,052 Students
7% Minority
10 Schools
4,762 Students
16% Minority
12 Schools
3,573 Students
4% Minority
7 Schools
1,840 Students
5% Minority
15 Schools
5,122 Students
7% Minority
2 Schools
319 Students
2% Minority
15 Schools
3,260 Students
4% Minority
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