Top 10 Best Barry County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 5,438 students in Barry County, MO. Barry County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Missouri.
The top ranked public schools in Barry County, MO are Cassville High School, Monett Intermediate and Shell Knob Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Barry County, MO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Barry County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Missouri public schools.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 29% (majority Black).

Best Barry County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cassville High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1501 Main St
Cassville, MO 65625
(417) 847-3137
Grades: 9-12
| 570 students
Rank: #22.
Monett Intermediate
Math: 40% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
711 9th St
Monett, MO 65708
(417) 235-6151
Grades: 5-6
| 362 students
Rank: #33.
Shell Knob Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
24400 State Hwy 39
Shell Knob, MO 65747
(417) 858-6743
Grades: PK-8
| 151 students
Rank: #44.
Southwest High School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
529 E. Pineville Road
Washburn, MO 65772
(417) 826-5413
Grades: 9-12
| 221 students
Rank: #55.
Cassville Intermediate
Math: 40% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1501 Main St
Cassville, MO 65625
(417) 847-4010
Grades: 3-5
| 426 students
Rank: #66.
Southwest Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
529 E. Pineville Road
Washburn, MO 65772
(417) 826-5411
Grades: PK-4
| 294 students
Rank: #77.
Exeter Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Locust St
Exeter, MO 65647
(417) 835-2922
Grades: K-8
| 227 students
Rank: #88.
Purdy Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
201 S Gabby Gibbons Dr
Purdy, MO 65734
(417) 442-3217
Grades: PK-4
| 270 students
Rank: #99.
Cassville Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1501 Main St
Cassville, MO 65625
(417) 847-3136
Grades: 6-8
| 390 students
Rank: #1010.
Monett Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
710 Ninth St
Monett, MO 65708
(417) 235-6228
Grades: 7-8
| 363 students
Rank: #1111.
Wheaton High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
116 Mccall
Wheaton, MO 64874
(417) 652-7249
Grades: 7-12
| 144 students
Rank: #1212.
Wheaton Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
116 Mccall
Wheaton, MO 64874
(417) 652-7240
Grades: PK-6
| 241 students
Rank: #1313.
Purdy High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
201 S Gabby Gibbons Dr
Purdy, MO 65734
(417) 442-3215
Grades: 9-12
| 180 students
Rank: #1414.
Exeter High School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Locust Street
Exeter, MO 65647
(417) 835-3745
Grades: 9-12
| 100 students
Rank: #1515.
Southwest Middle School
Math: 15% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
529 E. Pineville Road
Washburn, MO 65772
(417) 826-5050
Grades: 5-8
| 261 students
1501 Main St
Cassville, MO 65625
(417) 847-2445
Grades: PK-2
| 460 students
601 Learning Lane
Monett, MO 65708
(417) 235-3411
Grades: PK-2
| 561 students
Oakview School
Special Education School
200 Linden St
Monett, MO 65708
(417) 235-3951
Grades: K-12
| 12 students
Purdy Middle School
201 S Gabby Gibbons Dr
Purdy, MO 65734
(417) 442-7066
Grades: 5-8
| 205 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Barry County, MO

Barry County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Oakview (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
200 Linden Street
Monett, MO 65708
(417) 235-3951
Grades: Inquire with school
| 20 students

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