Top 10 Best Joplin Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public elementary schools serving 5,247 students in Joplin, MO.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Joplin, MO are Stapleton Elementary School, College View School and Columbia Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Joplin, MO public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Missouri public elementary school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 42% statewide average). Elementary schools in Joplin have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Missouri public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public elementary school average of 31% (majority Black).

Best Public Elementary Schools in Joplin, MO (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Stapleton Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
101 E 41st St
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 625-5375
Grades: K-5
| 411 students
Rank: #22.
College View School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1101 N Goetz Blvd
Joplin, MO 64801
(417) 629-3044
Grades: K-12
| 11 students
Rank: #33.
Columbia Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
610 W F St
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 625-5325
Grades: K-5
| 155 students
Rank: #44.
Kelsey Norman Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1323 E 28th St
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 625-5360
Grades: K-5
| 286 students
Rank: #55.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
130 Mckinley
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 625-5355
Grades: K-5
| 195 students
Rank: #66.
South Middle School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
900 E 50th St
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 625-5250
Grades: 6-8
| 603 students
Rank: #77.
North Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
102 Gray
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 625-5270
Grades: 6-8
| 538 students
Rank: #88.
Royal Heights Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2100 Rolla St
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 625-5370
Grades: K-5
| 247 students
Rank: #99.
Mckinley Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
610 S Forest
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 625-5365
Grades: K-5
| 297 students
Rank: #1010.
Eastmorland Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1131 Highview
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 625-5340
Grades: K-5
| 234 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Cecil Floyd Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2201 W 24th St
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 625-5320
Grades: K-5
| 500 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Irving Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2901 Mcclelland Blvd
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 625-5350
Grades: K-5
| 499 students
Rank: #1313.
East Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4594 East 20th St
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 625-5280
Grades: 6-8
| 622 students
Rank: #1414.
West Central Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 W 7th St
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 625-5380
Grades: K-5
| 192 students
Rank: #1515.
Soaring Heights Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4604 East 20th St
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 625-5330
Grades: K-5
| 447 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gateway School
1823 W 20th St
Joplin, MO 64804
(417) 629-3410
Grades: 5-12
| 10 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Joplin, Missouri

Joplin, Missouri Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
College View (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
1101 North Goetz Boulevard
Joplin, MO 64801
(417) 629-3044
Grades: Inquire with school
| 17 students
1301 South Duquesne Rd
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 625-5335
Grades: K-5
| 174 students
1301 South Duquesne Rd
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 625-5345
Grades: K-5
| 202 students
Po Box 128
Joplin, MO 64802
(417) 625-5230
Grades: 9-12
| 1,921 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in Joplin, MO?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Joplin, MO include Stapleton Elementary School, College View School and Columbia Elementary School.
How many public elementary schools are located in Joplin, MO?
16 public elementary schools are located in Joplin, MO.
What is the racial composition of students in Joplin, MO?
Joplin, MO public elementary schools minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public elementary schools average of 31% (majority Black).

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