Top 10 Best Jefferson County Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 66 public schools serving 33,009 students in Jefferson County, MO (there are 13 private schools, serving 1,833 private students). 95% of all K-12 students in Jefferson County, MO are educated in public schools compared to the MO state average of 89%.
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, MO are Festus Elementary School, Herculaneum High School and Festus Intermediate. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jefferson County, MO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Jefferson County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Missouri public schools.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 30% (majority Black).

Best Jefferson County Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Festus Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1500 Mid-meadow Ln
Festus, MO 63028
(636) 937-4063
Grades: K-3
| 942 students
Rank: #22.
Herculaneum High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1 Blackcat Dr
Herculaneum, MO 63048
(636) 479-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 470 students
Rank: #33.
Festus Intermediate
Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1501 Mid-meadow Ln
Festus, MO 63028
(636) 937-4750
Grades: 4-6
| 740 students
Rank: #44.
Lone Dell Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2500 Tomahawk Rd
Arnold, MO 63010
(636) 282-1470
Grades: K-5
| 419 students
Rank: #55.
Jefferson High School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7 Blue Jay Way
Festus, MO 63028
(636) 933-6900
Grades: 9-12
| 319 students
Rank: #66.
Antonia Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3901 Hwy M
Imperial, MO 63052
(636) 942-2181
Grades: K-5
| 491 students
Rank: #77.
Festus Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1717 W Main
Festus, MO 63028
(636) 937-5417
Grades: 7-8
| 504 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Brennan Woods Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4630 Brennan Rd
High Ridge, MO 63049
(636) 677-3400
Grades: K-5
| 480 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Cedar Springs Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6922 Rivermont Trails
House Springs, MO 63051
(636) 671-3330
Grades: K-5
| 418 students
Rank: #1010.
Maple Grove Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7887 Dittmer Ridge Rd
Dittmer, MO 63023
(636) 274-5327
Grades: K-5
| 416 students
Rank: #1111.
Seckman Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2824 Seckman Rd
Imperial, MO 63052
(636) 296-2030
Grades: K-5
| 525 students
Rank: #1212.
Ridgewood Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1401 Ridgewood School Rd
Arnold, MO 63010
(636) 282-1459
Grades: 6-8
| 633 students
Rank: #1313.
Richard Simpson Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3585 Vogel Rd
Arnold, MO 63010
(636) 282-1480
Grades: K-5
| 350 students
Rank: #1414.
Sherwood Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1769 Missouri State Rd
Arnold, MO 63010
(636) 282-6965
Grades: K-5
| 376 students
Rank: #1515.
Windsor Intermediate
Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6208 Hwy 61-67
Imperial, MO 63052
(636) 464-4407
Grades: 3-5
| 646 students
Rank: #1616.
Hillsboro Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
13 Hawk Dr
Hillsboro, MO 63050
(636) 789-0040
Grades: 3-4
| 456 students
Rank: #1717.
Northwest High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6005 Cedar Hill Rd
Cedar Hill, MO 63016
(636) 274-0555
Grades: 9-12
| 1,866 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Grandview Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11470 Hwy C
Hillsboro, MO 63050
(636) 944-3291
Grades: PK-4
| 226 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Raymond Nancy Hodge Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2499 Prairie Hollow Rd
Imperial, MO 63052
(636) 282-6920
Grades: K-5
| 342 students
Rank: #2020.
Festus Senior High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
501 Westwind Dr
Festus, MO 63028
(636) 937-5410
Grades: 9-12
| 925 students
Rank: #2121.
Rockport Heights Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3871 Jeffco Blvd
Arnold, MO 63010
(636) 464-2010
Grades: K-5
| 460 students
Rank: #2222.
Hillsboro Middle Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10478 Business 21
Hillsboro, MO 63050
(636) 789-0030
Grades: 5-6
| 524 students
Rank: #2323.
Sunrise Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4485 Sunrise School Rd
De Soto, MO 63020
(636) 586-6660
Grades: PK-8
| 312 students
Rank: #2424.
Seckman Senior High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2800 Seckman Rd
Imperial, MO 63052
(636) 282-1485
Grades: 9-12
| 1,760 students
Rank: #2525.
Seckman Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2810 Seckman Rd
Imperial, MO 63052
(636) 296-5707
Grades: 6-8
| 795 students
Rank: #2626.
Crystal City Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
600 Mississippi
Crystal City, MO 63019
(636) 937-4017
Grades: PK-6
| 279 students
Rank: #2727.
Telegraph Intermediate
Math: 44% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1265 Dooling Hollow Rd
Festus, MO 63028
(636) 937-6530
Grades: 3-5
| 216 students
Rank: #2828.
House Springs Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4380 Gravois Rd
House Springs, MO 63051
(636) 671-3360
Grades: K-5
| 434 students
Rank: #2929.
Danby-rush Tower Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1250 Dooling Hollow Rd
Festus, MO 63028
(636) 937-9188
Grades: 6-8
| 247 students
Rank: #3030.
Hillsboro High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
123 Leon Hall Pkwy
Hillsboro, MO 63050
(636) 789-0010
Grades: 9-12
| 1,122 students
Rank: #3131.
Windsor High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6208 Hwy 61-67
Imperial, MO 63052
(636) 464-4429
Grades: 9-12
| 911 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Desoto Senior High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
815 Amvets Dr
De Soto, MO 63020
(636) 586-1085
Grades: 9-12
| 859 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Grandview High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11470 Hwy C
Hillsboro, MO 63050
(636) 944-3390
Grades: 9-12
| 302 students
Rank: #3434.
Fox Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
739 Jeffco Blvd
Arnold, MO 63010
(636) 296-3396
Grades: K-5
| 444 students
Rank: #3535.
Pevely Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
30 Main Street
Pevely, MO 63070
(636) 479-5200
Grades: K-5
| 702 students
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Jefferson County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
6471 Cedar Hill Rd
Cedar Hill, MO 63016
(636) 274-3415
Grades: 5-6
| n/a students
1 Blackcat Dr
Herculaneum, MO 63048
(636) 479-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 485 students
6180 Hwy Mm
House Springs, MO 63051
(636) 671-3382
Grades: 5-6
| 402 students
Mapaville (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
3657 Baptist Park Rd Box 68
Mapaville, MO 63065
(636) 937-3633
Grades: Inquire with school
| 35 students
2109 Gravois Rd
High Ridge, MO 63049
(636) 677-3577
Grades: 5-6
| 443 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, MO?

The top ranked public schools in Jefferson County, MO are Festus Elementary School, Herculaneum High School and Festus Intermediate.

How many public schools are location in Jefferson County, MO?

66 public schools are location in Jefferson County, MO.

What percentage of students in Jefferson County, MO go to public school?

95% of all K-12 students in Jefferson County, MO are educated in public schools compared to the MO state average of 89%.

What is the racial composition of students in Jefferson County, MO?

Jefferson County, MO minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 30% (majority Black).

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