Joplin Schools School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 17 public schools in Joplin Schools School District, serving 7,766 students. Joplin Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Missouri.
Public schools in Joplin Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 49% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
The top ranked public schools in Joplin Schools School District are Stapleton Elementary School, Kelsey Norman Elementary School and Eastmorland Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 29% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameJoplin Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.joplinschools.org
School District Phone Number(417) 625-5200
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MO)
# of Schools17 Schools2,433 Schools
# of Students7,766 Students910,126 Students
# of Teachers554 Teachers66,023 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1

District Comparison

Joplin Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 558 school districts in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#386 out of 559 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Joplin Schools  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Joplin Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Joplin Schools  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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
79%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Joplin Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.390.47
# of American Indian Students142 Students3,422 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
n/a
# of Asian Students101 Students18,342 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students600 Students58,478 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
7%
# of Black Students344 Students145,159 Students
% Black Students
4%
16%
# of White Students6,021 Students646,386 Students
% White Students
78%
71%
# of Hawaiian Students78 Students2,444 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# of Two or more races Students480 Students35,895 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:16231,553
# of Students in Kindergarten:62465,561
# of Students in 1st Grade:58965,974
# of Students in 2nd Grade:56866,807
# of Students in 3rd Grade:66268,505
# of Students in 4th Grade:61270,208
# of Students in 5th Grade:60470,597
# of Students in 6th Grade:60268,782
# of Students in 7th Grade:59868,028
# of Students in 8th Grade:55667,525
# of Students in 9th Grade:52169,209
# of Students in 10th Grade:58267,397
# of Students in 11th Grade:54265,697
# of Students in 12th Grade:54464,283
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,987 is higher than the state median of $10,923. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,165 is less than the state median of $10,831. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MO)
Total Revenue$85 MM$6 MM
This chart display total revenue of Joplin Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$79 MM$6 MM
This chart display total spending of Joplin Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,987$10,923
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Joplin Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,165$10,831
This chart display average spending per public school student in Joplin Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Joplin Schools School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Stapleton Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    101 E 41st St
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5375

    Grades: K-5 | 414 students
  • Kelsey Norman Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1323 E 28th St
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5360

    Grades: K-5 | 315 students
  • Eastmorland Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1131 Highview
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5340

    Grades: K-5 | 276 students
  • Royal Heights Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2100 Rolla St
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5370

    Grades: K-5 | 239 students
  • Joplin High School Math: 39% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2104 Indiana Ave
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5230

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,189 students
  • South Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    900 E 50th St
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5250

    Grades: 6-8 | 564 students
  • Jefferson Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    130 Mckinley
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5355

    Grades: K-5 | 242 students
  • West Central Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1001 W 7th St
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5380

    Grades: K-5 | 226 students
  • North Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    102 Gray
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5270

    Grades: 6-8 | 589 students
  • Cecil Floyd Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2201 W 24th St
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5320

    Grades: K-5 | 525 students
  • East Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4594 East 20th St
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5280

    Grades: 6-8 | 603 students
  • Irving Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2901 Mcclelland Blvd
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5350

    Grades: K-5 | 448 students
  • Soaring Heights Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4604 East 20th St
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5330

    Grades: K-5 | 385 students
  • Columbia Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    610 W F St
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5325

    Grades: K-5 | 226 students
  • Mckinley Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    610 S Forest
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5365

    Grades: K-5 | 363 students
  • Franklin Technology Center Vocational School
    2104 Indiana Ave
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5260

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Joplin Early Childhood Center
    202 Malloy Cir
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5290

    Grades: PK | 162 students
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