Top 10 Best Howell County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 6,030 students in Howell County, MO. Howell County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Missouri.
The top ranked public schools in Howell County, MO are Howell Valley Elementary School, West Plains Senior High School and Ozark Horizon School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Howell County, MO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Howell County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Missouri public schools.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 29% (majority Black).

Best Howell County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Howell Valley Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6461 State Rte Zz
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-2268
Grades: PK-8
| 206 students
Rank: #22.
West Plains Senior High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
602 E Olden
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-6150
Grades: 9-12
| 1,037 students
Rank: #33.
Ozark Horizon School
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1715 Wayhaven Dr
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-2880
Grades: K-12
| 20 students
Rank: #44.
Willow Springs High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
215 W Fourth St
Willow Springs, MO 65793
(417) 469-2114
Grades: 9-12
| 422 students
Rank: #55.
Richards Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3461 County Rd 1710
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-5239
Grades: PK-8
| 414 students
Rank: #66.
Glenwood Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10286 State Rte 17
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-4849
Grades: PK-8
| 239 students
Rank: #77.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4036 State Rte K
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-1063
Grades: PK-8
| 472 students
Rank: #88.
Willow Springs Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
215 W Fourth St
Willow Springs, MO 65793
(417) 469-2474
Grades: PK-4
| 532 students
Rank: #99.
West Plains Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
730 E Olden
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-6150
Grades: 5-8
| 586 students
Rank: #1010.
Junction Hill Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8004 County Rd 3010
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-4265
Grades: PK-8
| 228 students
Rank: #1111.
South Fork Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3209 Us Hwy 160
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-2836
Grades: PK-6
| 179 students
Rank: #1212.
Willow Springs Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
215 W Fourth St
Willow Springs, MO 65793
(417) 469-3211
Grades: 5-8
| 391 students
Rank: #1313.
West Plains Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1136 Allen St
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-6150
Grades: PK-4
| 796 students
Rank: #1414.
Mountain View Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
314 N Elm St
Mountain View, MO 65548
(417) 934-2550
Grades: PK-5
| 508 students
South Central Career Center
Vocational School
407 West Thornburgh
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-6152
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Howell County, MO

Howell County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3461 County Rd 1710
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-5239
Grades: 6-8
| 129 students

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