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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 2 public high schools managed by Carthage R-ix School District serving 1,421 students in Carthage, Missouri.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Missouri state average of 28%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is more than the state average of 14:1.

Carthage R-ix School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Carthage Carthage High School
    2600 South River
    Carthage, MO 64836
    (417)359-7020

    Grades: 9-12 | 1421 students
  • Carthage Carthage Technical Center Vocational School
    1100 E. Airport Drive
    Carthage, MO 64836
    (417)359-7026

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students

Overview

School District NameCarthage R-ix School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students4,838 students
# of Teachers332 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students2,403 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students2,435 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.54
# of American Indian Students37 students
% American Indian Students
1%
# of Asian Students14 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students1,782 students
% Hispanic Students
37%
# of Black Students72 students
% Black Students
1%
# of White Students2,776 students
% White Students
57%
# of Hawaiian Students29 students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
# of Two or more races Students128 students
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:169
# of Students in Kindergarten:364
# of Students in 1st Grade:341
# of Students in 2nd Grade:368
# of Students in 3rd Grade:395
# of Students in 4th Grade:378
# of Students in 5th Grade:358
# of Students in 6th Grade:372
# of Students in 7th Grade:332
# of Students in 8th Grade:340
# of Students in 9th Grade:366
# of Students in 10th Grade:393
# of Students in 11th Grade:353
# of Students in 12th Grade:309
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Carthage R-ix School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 552 school districts in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Carthage R-ix 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
89%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,023 in this school district is less than the state average of $9,971. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,439 is less than the state average of $10,157. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MO)
Total Revenue$41 MM$6 MM
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Spending$43 MM$6 MM
This chart display total spending of Carthage R-ix School District and average spending for each school distric in MO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,023$9,971
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Carthage R-ix School District and average revenue per public school student in MO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,439$10,157
This chart display average spending per public school student in Carthage R-ix School District and average spending per public school student in MO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Carthage R-ix School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.54, which is higher than the Missouri average of 0.23. The most diverse school in the district is Carthage Intermediate Center. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Missouri or national school diversity statistics.