Top 5 Best Kennett Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 1,933 students in Kennett, MO (there are 1 private school, serving 28 private students). 99% of all K-12 students in Kennett, MO are educated in public schools (compared to the MO state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Kennett, MO are South Elementary School, Kennett High School and Kennett Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kennett, MO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Missouri public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 43% statewide average). Schools in Kennett have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Missouri public schools.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public school average of 31% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Kennett, MO (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
920 S Kennett St
Kennett, MO 63857
(573) 717-1130
Grades: 3-5
| 440 students
Rank: #22.
Kennett High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 W Washington St
Kennett, MO 63857
(573) 717-1120
Grades: 9-12
| 517 students
Rank: #33.
Kennett Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
510 College Ave
Kennett, MO 63857
(573) 717-1105
Grades: 6-8
| 430 students
Rank: n/an/a
Diagnostic Ctr.
Special Education School
205 Wiggs St
Kennett, MO 63857
(573) 717-1132
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Early Childhood Ctr.
1600 Ely Street
Kennett, MO 63857
(573) 717-1115
Grades: PK
| 95 students
Rank: n/an/a
1600 Ely St
Kennett, MO 63857
(573) 717-1115
Grades: K-2
| 451 students
Rank: n/an/a
Kennett Career Tech. Ctr.
Vocational School
1400 W Washington St
Kennett, MO 63857
(573) 717-1123
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Kennett, Missouri

Kennett, Missouri Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
205 Wiggs St
Kennett, MO 63857
(573) 717-1102
Grades: 8-12
| n/a students
205 Wiggs St
Kennett, MO 63857
(573) 717-1140
Grades: K
| 175 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Kennett, MO?
The top ranked public schools in Kennett, MO include South Elementary School, Kennett High School and Kennett Middle School.
How many public schools are located in Kennett, MO?
7 public schools are located in Kennett, MO.
What percentage of students in Kennett, MO go to public school?
99% of all K-12 students in Kennett, MO are educated in public schools (compared to the MO state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Kennett, MO?
Kennett, MO public schools minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public schools average of 31% (majority Black).

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