Liberty 53 School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 12,611 students in Liberty 53 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Missouri.
Public Schools in Liberty 53 School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Liberty 53 School District are Epic Elementary School, Shoal Creek Elementary School and Franklin Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Liberty 53 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Missouri.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Liberty 53 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Missouri for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Liberty 53 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MO)
# Schools
20 Schools
2,432 Schools
# Students
12,611 Students
909,006 Students
# Teachers
810 Teachers
65,940 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Liberty 53 School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 555 school districts in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MO)
Overall District Rank
#61 out of 557 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Liberty 53  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Liberty 53  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Liberty 53  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Liberty 53  School District and public school graduation rate of MO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.34
0.47
# American Indian Students
34 Students
3,421 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
351 Students
18,340 Students
% Asian Students
3%
2%
# Hispanic Students
878 Students
58,453 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
7%
# Black Students
638 Students
144,602 Students
% Black Students
5%
16%
# White Students
10,192 Students
645,925 Students
% White Students
81%
71%
# Hawaiian Students
30 Students
2,444 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
488 Students
35,808 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
265
31,341
# Students in K Grade:
875
65,369
# Students in 1st Grade:
878
65,860
# Students in 2nd Grade:
889
66,682
# Students in 3rd Grade:
905
68,385
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,025
70,066
# Students in 5th Grade:
973
70,482
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,035
68,726
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,050
68,001
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,013
67,508
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,019
69,209
# Students in 10th Grade:
870
67,397
# Students in 11th Grade:
921
65,697
# Students in 12th Grade:
893
64,283
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,141 is higher than the state median of $11,298. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,787 is higher than the state median of $10,855. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MO)
Total Revenue
$166 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of Liberty 53  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$149 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total spending of Liberty 53  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,141
$11,298
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Liberty 53  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,787
$10,855
This chart display average spending per public school student in Liberty 53  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Liberty 53 School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Epic Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
650 Conistor Lane
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5730
Grades: K-5
| 298 students
Rank: #22.
Shoal Creek Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9000 Ne Flintlock Rd
Kansas City, MO 64157
(816) 736-7150
Grades: K-5
| 907 students
Rank: #33.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
201 W Mill
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5440
Grades: K-5
| 291 students
Rank: #44.
Discovery Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
800 Midjay Drive
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-7300
Grades: 6-8
| 699 students
Rank: #55.
Liberty Oaks Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8150 N Farley Ave
Kansas City, MO 64158
(816) 736-5600
Grades: K-5
| 513 students
Rank: #66.
Alexander Doniphan Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1900 Clay Dr
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5400
Grades: K-5
| 336 students
Rank: #77.
Lewis And Clark Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1407 Nashua Rd
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5430
Grades: K-5
| 624 students
Rank: #88.
Warren Hills Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1251 Camille St
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5630
Grades: K-5
| 647 students
Rank: #99.
Kellybrook Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10701 N Eastern Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64157
(816) 736-5700
Grades: K-5
| 606 students
Rank: #1010.
Liberty High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
200 Bluejay Dr
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5340
Grades: 9-12
| 1,835 students
Rank: #1111.
Liberty Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1500 S Withers
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5410
Grades: 6-8
| 751 students
Rank: #1212.
Liberty North High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 N.e. 104th Street
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,868 students
Rank: #1313.
South Valley Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1000 Midjay Dr
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-7180
Grades: 6-8
| 779 students
Rank: #1414.
Heritage Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
600 W Kansas
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5380
Grades: 6-8
| 869 students
Rank: #1515.
Lillian Schumacher Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
425 Claywoods Pkwy
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5490
Grades: K-5
| 576 students
Rank: #1616.
Manor Hill Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 Skyline Dr
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5460
Grades: K-5
| 340 students
Rank: #1717.
Liberty Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8 Victory Ln
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5470
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1818.
Ridgeview Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
701 Thornton
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5450
Grades: K-5
| 407 students
9600 Ne 79th St
Kansas City, MO 64158
(816) 736-5324
Grades: PK
| 265 students
Juvenile Justice Center
Alternative School
650 Conistor Ln
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5300
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 12,611 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in MO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.34

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