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For the 2021 school year, there are 24 public schools in Newton County, MO, serving 9,098 students. Newton County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Missouri.
Newton County, MO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Newton County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Missouri public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Newton County, MO are Stapleton Elementary School, Neosho High School and George Washington Carver Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 29% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri public school average of 14:1.

Top Newton County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Stapleton Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    101 E 41st St
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5375

    Grades: K-5 | 414 students
  • Neosho High School Math: 57% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    511 Neosho Blvd
    Neosho, MO 64850
    (417) 451-8670

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,304 student
  • George Washington Carver Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    12350 Norway Rd
    Neosho, MO 64850
    (417) 451-8690

    Grades: K-4 | 550 students
  • East Newton High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    22876 E Hwy 86
    Granby, MO 64844
    (417) 472-6238

    Grades: 9-12 | 415 students
  • Westview Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7441 Westview Rd
    Neosho, MO 64850
    (417) 776-2425

    Grades: PK-8 | 117 students
  • Diamond High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    401 S Main
    Diamond, MO 64840
    (417) 325-5188

    Grades: 9-12 | 238 students
  • South Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1111 Wornall St
    Neosho, MO 64850
    (417) 451-8640

    Grades: K-4 | 256 students
  • South Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    900 E 50th St
    Joplin, MO 64802
    (417) 625-5250

    Grades: 6-8 | 564 students
  • Seneca High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1110 Neosho St
    Seneca, MO 64865
    (417) 776-3926

    Grades: 9-12 | 449 students
  • Seneca Intermediate School Math: 40% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1817 St. Eugene
    Seneca, MO 64865
    (417) 776-7961

    Grades: 4-6 | 357 students
  • Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1400 Hale Mcginty Dr
    Neosho, MO 64850
    (417) 451-8650

    Grades: 5-6 | 753 students
  • Granby Math: 31% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    440 E High St
    Granby, MO 64844
    (417) 472-6279

    Grades: PK-8 | 546 students
  • Diamond Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    401 S Main
    Diamond, MO 64840
    (417) 325-5336

    Grades: 5-8 | 248 students
  • Central Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    301 Big Spring Dr
    Neosho, MO 64850
    (417) 451-8620

    Grades: K-4 | 238 students
  • Seneca Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1815 St Eugene St
    Seneca, MO 64865
    (417) 776-2785

    Grades: K-3 | 368 students
  • Neosho Junior High School Math: 32% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    14646 Kodiak Road
    Neosho, MO 64850
    (417) 451-8660

    Grades: 7-8 | 696 students
  • Seneca Junior High School Math: 31% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    925 Oneida
    Seneca, MO 64865
    (417) 776-3911

    Grades: 7-8 | 215 students
  • Triway Math: 25% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    131 Lentz
    Stella, MO 64867
    (417) 628-3227

    Grades: PK-8 | 425 students
  • Benton Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1120 Carl Sweeney Pkwy
    Neosho, MO 64850
    (417) 451-8610

    Grades: K-4 | 476 students
  • Diamond Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    401 S Main
    Diamond, MO 64840
    (417) 325-5189

    Grades: PK-4 | 289 students
  • Crowder Avts Vocational School
    601 Laclede Avenue
    Neosho, MO 64850
    (417) 455-5596

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Field Early Child./kdgn. Center
    302 Smith Ave
    Neosho, MO 64850
    (417) 451-8630

    Grades: PK | 180 students
  • Neosho Center For Interventn/supp Special Education School
    180 Cemetary Road
    Neosho, MO 64850
    (417) 451-2450

    Grades: PK-12 | n/a student
  • Seneca Early Childhood School
    14174 Hwy 43
    Seneca, MO 64865
    (417) 776-1201

    Grades: PK | n/a student
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