Top 10 Best Lawrence County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 5,745 students in Lawrence County, MO (there are 4 private schools, serving 264 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Lawrence County, MO are educated in public schools (compared to the MO state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Lawrence County, MO are Marionville Middle School, Marionville High School and Marionville Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Lawrence County, MO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Missouri public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Lawrence County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Missouri public schools.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 31% (majority Black).

Best Lawrence County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Marionville Middle School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
College And O'dell
Marionville, MO 65705
(417) 258-2531
Grades: 6-8
| 161 students
Rank: #22.
Marionville High School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
17725 Highway 14
Marionville, MO 65705
(417) 258-2521
Grades: 9-12
| 199 students
Rank: #33.
Marionville Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
200 W. Odell
Marionville, MO 65705
(417) 258-7755
Grades: PK-5
| 377 students
Rank: #44.
Mt. Vernon Intermediate
Math: 40% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
260 W Hwy 174
Mount Vernon, MO 65712
(417) 466-2312
Grades: 3-5
| 331 students
Rank: #55.
Aurora High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
305 W Prospect St
Aurora, MO 65605
(417) 678-3355
Grades: 9-12
| 547 students
Rank: #66.
Pierce City High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
300 Myrtle St
Pierce City, MO 65723
(417) 476-2515
Grades: 9-12
| 235 students
Rank: #77.
Pierce City Middle School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Myrtle St
Pierce City, MO 65723
(417) 476-2842
Grades: 6-8
| 146 students
Rank: #88.
Mt. Vernon Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
731 S Landrum St
Mount Vernon, MO 65712
(417) 466-3137
Grades: 6-8
| 343 students
Rank: #99.
Mt. Vernon High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
400 W Hwy 174
Mount Vernon, MO 65712
(417) 466-7526
Grades: 9-12
| 461 students
Rank: #1010.
Central Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
108 S Hwy 39
Miller, MO 65707
(417) 452-3512
Grades: PK-6
| 313 students
Rank: #1111.
Robinson School
Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1044 S Lincoln Ave
Aurora, MO 65605
(417) 678-5651
Grades: 3-6
| 521 students
Rank: #1212.
Central Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Gibbs Ave
Pierce City, MO 65723
(417) 476-2255
Grades: PK-5
| 340 students
Rank: #1313.
Aurora Jr. High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
500 W Olive
Aurora, MO 65605
(417) 678-3630
Grades: 7-8
| 311 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Miller High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
110 W 6th St
Miller, MO 65707
(417) 452-3271
Grades: 7-12
| 309 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Verona High School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
101 E Ella St
Verona, MO 65769
(833) 402-9580
Grades: 7-12
| 190 students
Rank: #1616.
Verona Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
101 E Ella St
Verona, MO 65769
(833) 402-9580
Grades: PK-6
| 158 students
Rank: n/an/a
Early Learning Center
407 E Blaze Rd
Mount Vernon, MO 65712
(417) 466-7545
Grades: PK
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
301 E Blaze Rd
Mount Vernon, MO 65712
(417) 466-7512
Grades: K-2
| 291 students
Rank: n/an/a
500 State Dr
Mount Vernon, MO 65712
(417) 466-0292
Grades: 6-12
| 25 students
Rank: n/an/a
400 Terrace Dr
Aurora, MO 65605
(417) 678-1552
Grades: PK-2
| 487 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Lawrence County, MO

Lawrence County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
300 Elm Dr
Halltown, MO 65664
(417) 491-4205
Grades: K-6
| 62 students
1034 S Lincoln Ave
Aurora, MO 65605
(417) 678-7436
Grades: 3-4
| n/a students
5036 Lawrence 1040
Miller, MO 65707
(417) 246-5280
Grades: 1-6
| 55 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Lawrence County, MO?
The top ranked public schools in Lawrence County, MO include Marionville Middle School, Marionville High School and Marionville Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Lawrence County, MO?
20 public schools are located in Lawrence County, MO.
What percentage of students in Lawrence County, MO go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in Lawrence County, MO are educated in public schools (compared to the MO state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Lawrence County, MO?
Lawrence County, MO public schools minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public schools average of 31% (majority Black).

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