Top 10 Best Boone County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 56 public schools serving 23,222 students in Boone County, MO. Boone County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Missouri.
The top ranked public schools in Boone County, MO are Centralia High School, Midway Heights Elementary School and Mill Creek Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Boone County, MO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Boone County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Missouri public schools.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public school average of 30% (majority Black).

Best Boone County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Centralia High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
849 S Jefferson
Centralia, MO 65240
(573) 682-3508
Grades: 9-12
| 412 students
Rank: #22.
Midway Heights Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8130 W Hwy 40
Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 214-3540
Grades: PK-5
| 214 students
Rank: #33.
Mill Creek Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2200 Nifong Blvd
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 214-3280
Grades: PK-5
| 575 students
Rank: #44.
Ulysses S. Grant Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10 E Broadway
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 214-3520
Grades: PK-5
| 273 students
Rank: #55.
Hallsville High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
421 Hwy 124 E
Hallsville, MO 65255
(573) 696-5512
Grades: 9-12
| 407 students
Rank: #66.
Ann Hawkins Gentry Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4200 Bethel St
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 214-3240
Grades: 6-8
| 736 students
Rank: #77.
Russell Blvd. Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1800 W Rollins Rd
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 214-3650
Grades: PK-5
| 405 students
Rank: #88.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
909 Fairview Rd
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 214-3590
Grades: PK-5
| 455 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Beulah Ralph Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5801 S. Highway Kk
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 214-3400
Grades: K-5
| 664 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
John Ridgeway Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
107 E Sexton
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 214-3550
Grades: K-5
| 236 students
Rank: #1111.
Rock Bridge Sr. High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
4303 S Providence Rd
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 214-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,971 students
Rank: #1212.
Locust St Expressive Arts Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1208 Locust
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 214-3530
Grades: PK-5
| 211 students
Rank: #1313.
Mary Paxton Keeley Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
201 Park Deville
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 214-3570
Grades: PK-5
| 620 students
Rank: #1414.
Rock Bridge Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5151 S Hwy 163
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 214-3290
Grades: PK-5
| 452 students
Rank: #1515.
Southern Boone Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
809 S Henry Clay Blvd
Ashland, MO 65010
(573) 657-2145
Grades: 3-5
| 455 students
Rank: #1616.
Hallsville Intermediate
Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
411 Hwy 124 E
Hallsville, MO 65255
(573) 696-5512
Grades: 3-5
| 326 students
Rank: #1717.
Centralia Intermediate
Math: 47% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
550 W Lakeview
Centralia, MO 65240
(573) 682-3451
Grades: 3-5
| 288 students
Rank: #1818.
Southern Boone High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
14520 Crump Ln
Ashland, MO 65010
(573) 657-2144
Grades: 9-12
| 499 students
Rank: #1919.
Sturgeon Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
210 W Patton St
Sturgeon, MO 65284
(573) 687-3519
Grades: PK-4
| 174 students
Rank: #2020.
Delmar A Cobble School
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
108 W Craig St
Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 442-6482
Grades: K-12
| 20 students
Rank: #2121.
David H. Hickman High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1104 N Providence Rd
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 214-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,920 students
Rank: #2222.
Chester Boren Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
110 N Jefferson
Centralia, MO 65240
(573) 682-2617
Grades: 6-8
| 329 students
Rank: #2323.
Sturgeon Middle School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
210 W Patton St
Sturgeon, MO 65284
(573) 687-2155
Grades: 5-8
| 128 students
Rank: #2424.
West Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
401 Clinkscales Rd
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 214-3230
Grades: 6-8
| 617 students
Rank: #2525.
Jefferson Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
713 Rogers St
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 214-3210
Grades: 6-8
| 510 students
Rank: #2626.
Harrisburg High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
801 S Harris
Harrisburg, MO 65256
(573) 875-5602
Grades: 9-12
| 170 students
Rank: #2727.
Hallsville Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
421 Hwy 124 E
Hallsville, MO 65255
(573) 696-5512
Grades: 6-8
| 345 students
Rank: #2828.
Smithton Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
3600 W Worley
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 214-3260
Grades: 6-8
| 601 students
Rank: #2929.
Harrisburg Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
221 S Harris
Harrisburg, MO 65256
(573) 875-0290
Grades: PK-5
| 279 students
Rank: #3030.
Two Mile Prairie Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
5450 N Hwy Z
Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 214-3560
Grades: K-5
| 147 students
Rank: #3131.
Southern Boone Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
305 N Main
Ashland, MO 65010
(573) 657-2146
Grades: 6-8
| 421 students
Rank: #3232.
Cedar Ridge Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2345 Howell Mountain Drive
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 214-3880
Grades: K-5
| 360 students
Rank: #3333.
Sturgeon High School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
210 W Patton St
Sturgeon, MO 65284
(573) 687-3512
Grades: 9-12
| 133 students
Rank: #3434.
New Haven Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3301 New Haven Rd
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 214-3640
Grades: PK-5
| 274 students
Rank: #3535.
Parkade Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
111 Parkade Blvd
Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 214-3630
Grades: PK-5
| 488 students
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Boone County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Alpha School (Closed 2011)
Alternative School
1250 Brown School Rd
Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 449-2953
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
Delmar A Cobble (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
108 West Craig
Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 442-6482
Grades: Inquire with school
| 33 students
1010 Rangeline St
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 214-3620
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
411 Hwy 124 E
Hallsville, MO 65255
(573) 696-2282
Grades: PK-4
| 496 students

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