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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 3 public middle schools managed by Joplin School District serving 1,713 students in Joplin, Missouri.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Missouri state average of 28%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the state average of 14:1.

Joplin School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Joplin East Middle School
    4594 East 20th St
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417)625-5280

    Grades: 6-8 | 577 students
  • Joplin North Middle School
    102 Gray
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417)625-5270

    Grades: 6-8 | 565 students
  • Joplin South Middle School
    900 E 50th St
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417)625-5250

    Grades: 6-8 | 571 students

Overview

School District NameJoplin School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students7,829 students
# of Teachers537 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students3,821 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students4,008 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.38
# of American Indian Students154 students
% American Indian Students
2%
# of Asian Students110 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students582 students
% Hispanic Students
7%
# of Black Students369 students
% Black Students
5%
# of White Students6,099 students
% White Students
78%
# of Hawaiian Students59 students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
# of Two or more races Students456 students
% of Two or more races Students
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:223
# of Students in Kindergarten:599
# of Students in 1st Grade:585
# of Students in 2nd Grade:646
# of Students in 3rd Grade:635
# of Students in 4th Grade:619
# of Students in 5th Grade:593
# of Students in 6th Grade:610
# of Students in 7th Grade:575
# of Students in 8th Grade:528
# of Students in 9th Grade:593
# of Students in 10th Grade:547
# of Students in 11th Grade:566
# of Students in 12th Grade:510
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Joplin 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 84% has increased from 75% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MO)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Joplin 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
84%
89%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,749 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 $11,126 is higher 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$67 MM$6 MM
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Spending$85 MM$6 MM
This chart display total spending of Joplin School District and average spending for each school distric in MO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,749$9,971
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Spending / Student$11,126$10,157
This chart display average spending per public school student in Joplin 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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Joplin School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.38, which is higher than the Missouri average of 0.23. The most diverse school in the district is Eastmorland Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Missouri or national school diversity statistics.