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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 35 public schools in Buchanan County, MO, serving 12,956 students.
  • Buchanan County, MO public school have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Missouri public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 61% statewide average). Schools in Buchanan County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of Missouri public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Buchanan County, MO are Field Elementary School, Oak Grove Elementary School and Hyde Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 29% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the Missouri public school average of 14:1.

Top Buchanan County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Alt. Resource Center
    3510 Frederick Ave
    Saint Joseph, MO 64506
    (816)387-2320

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Benton High School Math: 60-69% | Reading: PS%
    5655 S Fourth
    Saint Joseph, MO 64504
    (816)671-4030

    Grades: 9-12 | 745 students
  • Bode Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    720 N Noyes Blvd
    Saint Joseph, MO 64506
    (816)671-4050

    Grades: 7-8 | 513 students
  • Buchanan Co. Academy
    4720 Green Acres
    Saint Joseph, MO 64506
    (816)387-2320

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
  • Carden Park Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 62%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1510 Duncan
    Saint Joseph, MO 64501
    (816)671-4160

    Grades: PK-6 | 700 students
  • Central High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2602 Edmond
    Saint Joseph, MO 64501
    (816)671-4080

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,699 student
  • Coleman Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3312 Beck Rd
    Saint Joseph, MO 64506
    (816)671-4100

    Grades: PK-6 | 425 students
  • Dekalb Jr.-sr. High School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank: Top 30%
    702 Main St
    De Kalb, MO 64440
    (816)685-3211

    Grades: 7-12 | 120 students
  • East Buchanan Middle School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 30%
    301 County Park Rd N
    Easton, MO 64443
    (816)473-2451

    Grades: 6-8 | 161 students
  • Edison Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    515 N 22nd
    Saint Joseph, MO 64501
    (816)671-4110

    Grades: PK-6 | 420 students
  • Ellison Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 73%
    Rank: Top 30%
    45 Se 85th Rd
    Saint Joseph, MO 64507
    (816)667-5316

    Grades: K-6 | 341 students
  • Field Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 86%
    Rank: Top 5%
    2602 Gene Field
    Saint Joseph, MO 64506
    (816)671-4130

    Grades: K-6 | 344 students
  • Helen M Davis School Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2900 Scott St
    Saint Joseph, MO 64507
    (816)387-2986

    Grades: K-12 | 46 students
  • Hillyard Technical Center Vocational School
    3434 Faraon
    Saint Joseph, MO 64506
    (816)671-4170

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Hosea Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 41%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6401 Gordon St
    Saint Joseph, MO 64504
    (816)671-4180

    Grades: PK-6 | 468 students
  • Humboldt Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1520 N Second St
    Saint Joseph, MO 64505
    (816)671-4190

    Grades: PK-6 | 333 students
  • Hyde Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 20%
    509 Thompson
    Saint Joseph, MO 64504
    (816)671-4210

    Grades: K-6 | 432 students
  • Lafayette High School Math: 70-79%
    412 Highland Ave
    Saint Joseph, MO 64505
    (816)671-4220

    Grades: 9-12 | 768 students
  • Lake Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1800 Alabama
    Saint Joseph, MO 64504
    (816)671-4240

    Grades: PK-6 | 315 students
  • Lindbergh Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2812 St Joseph Ave
    Saint Joseph, MO 64505
    (816)671-4250

    Grades: PK-6 | 450 students
  • Mark Twain Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    705 S 31st St
    Saint Joseph, MO 64507
    (816)671-4270

    Grades: PK-6 | 388 students
  • Mid-buchanan Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3221 Se State Rte H
    Faucett, MO 64448
    (816)238-1646

    Grades: PK-6 | 417 students
  • Mid-buchanan Senior High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3221 Se State Rte H
    Faucett, MO 64448
    (816)238-1646

    Grades: 7-12 | 323 students
  • Oak Grove Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 77%
    Rank: Top 20%
    4901 Cook Rd
    Saint Joseph, MO 64505
    (816)671-4290

    Grades: PK-6 | 617 students
  • Parkway Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2900 Duncan
    Saint Joseph, MO 64507
    (816)671-4310

    Grades: K-6 | 404 students
  • Pershing Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2610 Blackwell Rd
    Saint Joseph, MO 64505
    (816)671-4320

    Grades: K-6 | 319 students
  • Pickett Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3923 Pickett Rd
    Saint Joseph, MO 64503
    (816)671-4330

    Grades: PK-6 | 313 students
  • Riverbend Treatment Center
    5910 Mitchell Ave
    Saint Joseph, MO 64507
    (816)390-9801

    Grades: 6-12 | 23 students
  • Robidoux Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4212 St Joseph Ave
    Saint Joseph, MO 64505
    (816)671-4350

    Grades: 7-8 | 378 students
  • Rushville Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 50%
    8681 Sw State Rte 116
    Rushville, MO 64484
    (816)688-7777

    Grades: PK-6 | 203 students
  • Skaith Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4701 Schoolside Ln
    Saint Joseph, MO 64503
    (816)671-4370

    Grades: PK-6 | 455 students
  • Spring Garden Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5802 S 22nd
    Saint Joseph, MO 64503
    (816)671-4380

    Grades: 7-8 | 342 students
  • Truman Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3227 Olive
    Saint Joseph, MO 64507
    (816)671-4400

    Grades: 7-8 | 494 students
  • Western Recept/diag Correctional Centr Alternative School
    3401 Faraon St
    Saint Joseph, MO 64506
    (816)387-2158

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Western Region Treatment Centr Alternative School
    3401 Faraon St
    Saint Joseph, MO 64506
    (816)387-2158

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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