Top 10 Best Polk County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 5,171 students in Polk County, MO. Polk County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Missouri.
The top ranked public schools in Polk County, MO are Bolivar High School, Fair Play Elementary School and Halfway Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Polk County, MO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Polk County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Missouri public schools.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 29% (majority Black).

Best Polk County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bolivar High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1401 N Hwy D
Bolivar, MO 65613
(417) 326-5228
Grades: 9-12
| 881 students
Rank: #22.
Fair Play Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
301 N Walnut
Fair Play, MO 65649
(417) 654-2233
Grades: PK-6
| 167 students
Rank: #33.
Halfway Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2150 Hwy 32
Half Way, MO 65663
(417) 445-2215
Grades: PK-6
| 142 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Marion C. Early Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5309 S Main
Morrisville, MO 65710
(417) 376-2215
Grades: PK-5
| 283 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Pleasant Hope Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
311 W Mccurry
Pleasant Hope, MO 65725
(417) 267-2277
Grades: PK-4
| 266 students
Rank: #66.
Bolivar Intermediate School
Math: 46% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1300 N Hartford
Bolivar, MO 65613
(417) 777-5160
Grades: 3-5
| 617 students
Rank: #77.
Humansville Middle School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
300 N Oak St
Humansville, MO 65674
(417) 754-2219
Grades: 6-8
| 78 students
Rank: #88.
Marion C. Early High School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
5309 S Main
Morrisville, MO 65710
(417) 376-2216
Grades: 9-12
| 161 students
Rank: #99.
Bolivar Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
604 W Jackson
Bolivar, MO 65613
(417) 326-3811
Grades: 6-8
| 620 students
Rank: #1010.
Pleasant Hope High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
303 N Main
Pleasant Hope, MO 65725
(417) 267-2271
Grades: 9-12
| 274 students
Rank: #1111.
Humansville High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
300 N Oak St
Humansville, MO 65674
(417) 754-2219
Grades: 9-12
| 99 students
Rank: #1212.
Fair Play High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
301 N Walnut
Fair Play, MO 65649
(417) 654-2232
Grades: 7-12
| 182 students
Rank: #1313.
Marion C. Early Junior High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5309 S. Main
Morrisville, MO 65710
(417) 376-2216
Grades: 6-8
| 129 students
Rank: #1414.
Halfway Secondary
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2150 Hwy 32
Half Way, MO 65663
(417) 445-2211
Grades: 7-12
| 123 students
Rank: #1515.
Humansville Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
300 N Oak St
Humansville, MO 65674
(417) 754-2221
Grades: PK-5
| 177 students
Rank: #1616.
Pleasant Hope Middle School
Math: 16% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
515 W Mccurry
Pleasant Hope, MO 65725
(417) 267-7701
Grades: 5-8
| 259 students
Bolivar Primary
706 N Leonard Pl
Bolivar, MO 65613
(417) 326-5247
Grades: PK-2
| 665 students
Exceptional Pupil Coop
Special Education School
1510 E Broadway
Bolivar, MO 65613
(417) 326-6284
Grades: PK-12
| 48 students
5545 Hwy K
Brighton, MO 65617
(417) 376-3000
Grades: 4-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Polk County, MO

Polk County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1250 North Hartford Ave
Bolivar, MO 65613
(417) 326-7563
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
316 West Jackson
Bolivar, MO 65613
(417) 326-6284
Grades: K-12
| n/a students

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