Bakersfield R-IV School District

357 State Highway O
Bakersfield, MO 65609-0038
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 348 students in Bakersfield R-IV School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
Public Schools in Bakersfield R-IV School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Missouri public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 31% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MO)
# Schools
2 Schools
2,461 Schools
# Students
348 Students
887,077 Students
# Teachers
34 Teachers
68,837 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Bakersfield R-IV School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 556 school districts in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MO)
Overall District Rank
#282 out of 557 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bakersfield R-IV  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bakersfield R-IV  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bakersfield R-IV  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥80%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bakersfield R-IV  School District and public school graduation rate of MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.06
0.49
# American Indian Students
n/a
3,345 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
18,291 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
1 Student
67,492 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
8%
# Black Students
2 Students
134,874 Students
% Black Students
1%
15%
# White Students
338 Students
614,358 Students
% White Students
97%
69%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
3,402 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
7 Students
45,315 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
2
30,952
# Students in K Grade:
21
64,117
# Students in 1st Grade:
28
62,556
# Students in 2nd Grade:
21
63,823
# Students in 3rd Grade:
25
63,594
# Students in 4th Grade:
25
64,202
# Students in 5th Grade:
14
64,701
# Students in 6th Grade:
25
65,926
# Students in 7th Grade:
25
67,859
# Students in 8th Grade:
25
69,522
# Students in 9th Grade:
34
72,441
# Students in 10th Grade:
28
68,101
# Students in 11th Grade:
38
65,171
# Students in 12th Grade:
37
64,112
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,218 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,159. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,086 is less than the state median of $13,980. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MO)
Total Revenue
$5 MM
$13,447 MM
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Spending
$4 MM
$12,401 MM
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Revenue / Student
$13,218
$15,159
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bakersfield R-IV  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,086
$13,980
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bakersfield R-IV  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Bakersfield R-IV School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bakersfield High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
357 State Hwy O
Bakersfield, MO 65609
(417) 284-3744
Grades: 6-12
| 212 students
Rank: #22.
Bakersfield Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
357 State Hwy O
Bakersfield, MO 65609
(417) 284-7593
Grades: PK-5
| 136 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Bakersfield R-IV School District?
Bakersfield R-IV School District manages 2 public schools serving 348 students.
What is the rank of Bakersfield R-IV School District?
Bakersfield R-IV School District is ranked #313 out of 556 school districts in Missouri (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Bakersfield R-IV School District?
97% of Bakersfield R-IV School District students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Bakersfield R-IV School District?
Bakersfield R-IV School District has a student/teacher ratio of 10:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What is Bakersfield R-IV School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,086 is less than the state median of $13,980. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 2 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 348 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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