Top 5 Best Livingston County Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public elementary schools serving 1,384 students in Livingston County, MO.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Livingston County, MO are Dewey Elementary School, Verelle Peniston School and Field Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Livingston County, MO public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Missouri public elementary school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 44% statewide average). Elementary schools in Livingston County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Missouri public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Missouri public elementary school average of 31% (majority Black).

Best Livingston County Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dewey Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
905 Dickinson Street
Chillicothe, MO 64601
(660) 646-4255
Grades: 4-5
| 247 students
Rank: #22.
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
| 15 students
Rank: #33.
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: #44.
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
| 67 students
Rank: #55.
Southwest Livingston Co 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
| 103 students
Rank: #66.
Chillicothe Middle School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1529 Calhoun
Chillicothe, MO 64601
(660) 646-1916
Grades: 6-8
| 376 students
Rank: n/an/a
900 Coach K Drive
Chillicothe, MO 64601
(660) 240-3315
Grades: PK-1
| 324 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 elementary schools in Livingston County, MO?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Livingston County, MO include Dewey Elementary School, Verelle Peniston School and Field Elementary School.
How many public elementary schools are located in Livingston County, MO?
7 public elementary schools are located in Livingston County, MO.
What is the racial composition of students in Livingston County, MO?
Livingston County, MO public elementary schools minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Missouri public elementary schools average of 31% (majority Black).

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