Top 10 Best Livingston County Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 2,095 students in Livingston County, MO (there are 1 private school, serving 151 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in Livingston County, MO are educated in public schools (compared to the MO state average of 89%).
The top ranked public schools in Livingston County, MO are Dewey Elementary School, Chillicothe High School and Verelle Peniston School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Livingston County, MO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Missouri public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Livingston County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Missouri public schools.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 30% (majority Black).

Best Livingston County Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dewey Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
321 Elm
Chillicothe, MO 64601
(660) 646-2359
Grades: 4-5
| 232 students
Rank: #22.
Chillicothe High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2801 Hornet Rd
Chillicothe, MO 64601
(660) 646-0700
Grades: 9-12
| 609 students
Rank: #33.
Verelle Peniston School
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1530 Clay St
Chillicothe, MO 64601
(660) 646-4215
Grades: K-12
| 18 students
Rank: #44.
Field Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1100 Oak
Chillicothe, MO 64601
(660) 646-2909
Grades: 2-3
| 252 students
Rank: #55.
Livingston Co. Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
205 Waite St
Chula, MO 64635
(660) 639-3135
Grades: PK-8
| 70 students
Rank: #66.
Southwest Livingston County R-1 Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4944 Hwy Dd
Ludlow, MO 64656
(660) 738-4433
Grades: PK-6
| 110 students
Rank: #77.
Chillicothe Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1529 Calhoun
Chillicothe, MO 64601
(660) 646-1916
Grades: 6-8
| 385 students
Rank: #88.
Southwest Livingston County R-1 High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4944 Hwy Dd
Ludlow, MO 64656
(660) 738-4433
Grades: 7-12
| 97 students
Rank: n/an/a
905 Dickinson
Chillicothe, MO 64601
(660) 646-4255
Grades: PK-1
| 322 students
Rank: n/an/a
Grand River Technical School
Vocational School
1200 Fair St
Chillicothe, MO 64601
(660) 646-3414
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Livingston County, MO

Livingston County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
209 Henry St
Chillicothe, MO 64601
(660) 646-1653
Grades: PK
| 123 students
Verelle Peniston (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
1530 Clay Street
Chillicothe, MO 64601
(660) 646-4215
Grades: Inquire with school
| 18 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Livingston County, MO?

The top ranked public schools in Livingston County, MO are Dewey Elementary School, Chillicothe High School and Verelle Peniston School.

How many public schools are located in Livingston County, MO?

10 public schools are located in Livingston County, MO.

What percentage of students in Livingston County, MO go to public school?

93% of all K-12 students in Livingston County, MO are educated in public schools (compared to the MO state average of 89%).

What is the racial composition of students in Livingston County, MO?

Livingston County, MO minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 30% (majority Black).

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