Park Hill School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public high schools serving 3,607 students in Park Hill School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public high schools in Missouri.
Public High Schools in Park Hill School District have an average math proficiency score of 66% (versus the Missouri public high school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Park Hill School District are Park Hill South High School, Park Hill High School and Russell Jones Ed Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Park Hill School District have a Graduation Rate of 93%, which is more than the Missouri average of 90%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Park Hill South High School, with 94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Missouri or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Missouri public high school average of 26% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Park Hill 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 20%)
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
Park Hill 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
3 Schools
732 Schools
# Students
3,607 Students
282,844 Students
# Teachers
235 Teachers
20,703 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Park Hill School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 460 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 93% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MO)
Overall District Rank
#69 out of 557 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Park Hill  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 Park Hill  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)
57%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Park Hill  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
93%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Park Hill  School District and public school graduation rate of MO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.49
0.43
# American Indian Students
11 Students
1,164 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
147 Students
5,660 Students
% Asian Students
4%
2%
# Hispanic Students
323 Students
16,228 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
6%
# Black Students
428 Students
42,077 Students
% Black Students
12%
15%
# White Students
2,522 Students
209,243 Students
% White Students
70%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
23 Students
624 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
153 Students
7,848 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
1,374
# Students in K Grade:
-
91
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
123
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
112
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
179
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
135
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
162
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
1,194
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
5,896
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
6,992
# Students in 9th Grade:
949
69,209
# Students in 10th Grade:
890
67,397
# Students in 11th Grade:
923
65,697
# Students in 12th Grade:
845
64,283
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,059 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 $14,054 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
$167 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of Park Hill  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
$167 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total spending of Park Hill  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
$14,059
$11,298
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Park Hill  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
$14,054
$10,855
This chart display average spending per public school student in Park Hill  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 Park Hill School District Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Park Hill South High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
4500 Nw River Park Dr
Riverside, MO 64150
(816) 359-4120
Grades: 9-12
| 1,638 students
Rank: #22.
Park Hill High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7701 Nw Barry Rd
Kansas City, MO 64153
(816) 359-4110
Grades: 9-12
| 1,969 students
Rank: #33.
Russell Jones Ed Center
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7642 N Green Hills Road
Kansas City, MO 64151
(816) 359-4510
Grades: K-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,607 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20% in MO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49

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