Top 10 Best Missouri Public Schools (2022-23)

Missouri is the #13 largest school system in the United States, serving 878,097 students across the 2,459 public schools for the 2022-23 school year (there are 624 private schools, serving 113,540 students). 89% of all K-12 students in Missouri are educated in public schools compared to national average of 90%.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Missouri is 42%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 49%.
Minority enrollment is 30% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 14:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(MO) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
7%
Black
15%
White
70%
Two or more races
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Missouri (2022-23)

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 Intermediate
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: PK-5
8636 Litzsinger
Saint Louis, MO 63144
(314) 962-0613

Best Missouri Public Schools by County (2022-23)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
9
2,795
14%
10
2,612
6%
14
3,306
21%
21
6,463
29%
10
1,613
10%
16
2,722
7%
10
2,372
7%
56
23,222
35%
34
12,119
27%
20
6,740
18%
24
5,188
15%
18
6,486
13%
38
16,512
22%
8
2,058
5%
32
15,533
12%
5
1,113
3%
80
41,308
31%
28
10,615
32%
16
2,342
14%
10
1,057
4%
9
2,184
6%
21
5,172
33%
42
14,756
8%
93
37,396
21%
20
4,079
9%
7
1,467
12%
17
6,404
6%
9
1,685
7%
234
105,516
55%
52
21,518
27%
66
33,009
10%
25
7,417
18%
19
5,605
14%
4
1,410
7%
21
9,312
10%
13
2,112
7%
14
2,102
9%
15
4,826
14%
10
3,552
37%
12
3,030
5%
11
2,250
12%
10
1,393
11%
23
8,233
27%
7
1,547
2%
10
1,471
2%
17
2,828
46%
5
2,124
9%
20
6,638
28%
15
6,517
13%
12
2,580
13%
34
17,204
30%
17
4,072
8%
20
8,437
35%
17
3,429
15%
12
3,081
9%
10
2,169
6%
18
3,168
31%
23
6,546
28%
273
135,376
51%
115
31,193
85%
16
3,449
7%
22
7,815
20%
17
3,730
5%
14
2,913
8%
11
4,727
17%
7
1,609
6%
16
3,341
5%

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