Top 10 Best Clay County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 75 public schools serving 42,049 students in Clay County, MO. Clay County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Missouri.
The top ranked public schools in Clay County, MO are Kearney High School, Epic Elementary School and Bell Prairie Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Clay County, MO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Clay County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Missouri public schools.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is equal to the Missouri public school average of 29% (majority Black).

Best Clay County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Kearney High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
715 E 19th St
Kearney, MO 64060
(816) 628-4585
Grades: 10-12
| 874 students
Rank: #22.
Epic Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
650 Conistor Lane
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5730
Grades: K-5
| 298 students
Rank: #33.
Bell Prairie Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3000 Ne 108th St
Kansas City, MO 64156
(816) 321-5020
Grades: PK-5
| 771 students
Rank: #44.
Shoal Creek Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9000 Ne Flintlock Rd
Kansas City, MO 64157
(816) 736-7150
Grades: K-5
| 907 students
Rank: #55.
Chapel Hill Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3220 Ne 67th Terr
Kansas City, MO 64119
(816) 321-5040
Grades: K-5
| 542 students
Rank: #66.
Nashua Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
221 Ne 114th St
Kansas City, MO 64155
(816) 321-5160
Grades: K-5
| 377 students
Rank: #77.
Southview Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7 S Campus Dr
Kearney, MO 64060
(816) 628-4652
Grades: K-5
| 482 students
Rank: #88.
Staley High School
Math: 66% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
2800 Ne Shoal Creek Pkwy
Kansas City, MO 64156
(816) 321-5330
Grades: 9-12
| 1,599 students
Rank: #99.
Dogwood Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1400 Cedar Wood Pkwy
Kearney, MO 64060
(816) 903-1400
Grades: PK-5
| 505 students
Rank: #1010.
Northview Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9201 N Indiana
Kansas City, MO 64156
(816) 321-5170
Grades: K-5
| 730 students
Rank: #1111.
Kearney Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
200 E 5th St
Kearney, MO 64060
(816) 628-4115
Grades: 6-7
| 530 students
Rank: #1212.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
201 W Mill
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5440
Grades: K-5
| 291 students
Rank: #1313.
Discovery Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
800 Midjay Drive
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-7300
Grades: 6-8
| 699 students
Rank: #1414.
Fox Hill Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
545 Ne 106 St
Kansas City, MO 64155
(816) 321-5090
Grades: K-5
| 663 students
Rank: #1515.
Smithville High School
Math: 58% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
645 S Commercial Ave
Smithville, MO 64089
(816) 532-0405
Grades: 9-12
| 865 students
Rank: #1616.
Liberty Oaks Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8150 N Farley Ave
Kansas City, MO 64158
(816) 736-5600
Grades: K-5
| 513 students
Rank: #1717.
Alexander Doniphan Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1900 Clay Dr
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5400
Grades: K-5
| 336 students
Rank: #1818.
Lewis And Clark Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1407 Nashua Rd
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5430
Grades: K-5
| 624 students
Rank: #1919.
Clardy Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8100 N Troost
Kansas City, MO 64118
(816) 321-5060
Grades: K-5
| 493 students
Rank: #2020.
New Mark Middle School
Math: 60% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
515 Ne 106th St
Kansas City, MO 64155
(816) 321-5290
Grades: 6-8
| 1,235 students
Rank: #2121.
Horizon Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
695 S Commercial Ave
Smithville, MO 64089
(816) 532-4566
Grades: 3-5
| 587 students
Rank: #2222.
Kearney Junior High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2215 S Campus St
Kearney, MO 64060
(816) 628-2650
Grades: 8-9
| 569 students
Rank: #2323.
Kearney Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
902 S Jefferson
Kearney, MO 64060
(816) 628-4113
Grades: K-5
| 270 students
Rank: #2424.
Warren Hills Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1251 Camille St
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5630
Grades: K-5
| 647 students
Rank: #2525.
Kellybrook Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10701 N Eastern Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64157
(816) 736-5700
Grades: K-5
| 606 students
Rank: #2626.
Liberty High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
200 Bluejay Dr
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5340
Grades: 9-12
| 1,835 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Elkhorn Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
34684 Hwy 10
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
(816) 630-9270
Grades: K-5
| 242 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Hawthorne Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1815 S Jefferson
Kearney, MO 64060
(816) 628-4114
Grades: K-5
| 277 students
Rank: #2929.
Smithville Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
675 S Commercial Ave
Smithville, MO 64089
(816) 532-1122
Grades: 6-8
| 641 students
Rank: #3030.
Maple Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
600 Maple St
Smithville, MO 64089
(816) 532-0589
Grades: PK-2
| 538 students
Rank: #3131.
West Englewood Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1506 Nw Englewood Rd
Kansas City, MO 64118
(816) 321-5210
Grades: PK-5
| 464 students
Rank: #3232.
Liberty Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1500 S Withers
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5410
Grades: 6-8
| 751 students
Rank: #3333.
Liberty North High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 N.e. 104th Street
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,868 students
Rank: #3434.
South Valley Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1000 Midjay Dr
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-7180
Grades: 6-8
| 779 students
Rank: #3535.
Antioch Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2100 Ne 65th St
Kansas City, MO 64118
(816) 321-5260
Grades: 6-8
| 958 students
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Clay County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
502 N Water
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 415-4330
Grades: 1-12
| 39 students
3100 Ne 46th St
Kansas City, MO 64117
(816) 413-6060
Grades: K-12
| 45 students
455 School Way
Holt, MO 64048
(816) 320-3441
Grades: K-5
| 142 students
600 West Kansas
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5380
Grades: 8-9
| n/a students
Maple Valley (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
2575 Ne Barry Road
Kansas City, MO 64155
(816) 436-7747
Grades: Inquire with school
| 51 students
800 Midjay Dr
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-7300
Grades: 8-9
| n/a students
2215 S Campus Dr
Kearney, MO 64060
(816) 628-2650
Grades: 6-8
| 855 students

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