Potosi R-III School District

400 North Mine
Potosi, MO 63664-1734
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Potosi R-III School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Missouri for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 2,000 students in Potosi R-III School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Missouri.
Public Schools in Potosi R-III School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Missouri public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 31% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MO)
# Schools
4 Schools
2,463 Schools
# Students
2,000 Students
887,077 Students
# Teachers
156 Teachers
68,837 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Potosi R-III School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 556 school districts in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MO)
#76 out of 557 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Potosi R-III  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
44%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Potosi R-III  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 2020-21 school year data.
56%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Potosi R-III  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 2020-21 school year data.
≥95%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Potosi R-III  School District and public school graduation rate of MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.09
0.49
# American Indian Students
2 Students
3,345 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
5 Students
18,291 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
11 Students
67,492 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
8%
# Black Students
18 Students
134,874 Students
% Black Students
1%
15%
# White Students
1,913 Students
614,358 Students
% White Students
96%
69%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
3,402 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
51 Students
45,315 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
30,952
# Students in K Grade:
173
64,117
# Students in 1st Grade:
139
62,556
# Students in 2nd Grade:
134
63,823
# Students in 3rd Grade:
149
63,594
# Students in 4th Grade:
156
64,202
# Students in 5th Grade:
117
64,701
# Students in 6th Grade:
142
65,926
# Students in 7th Grade:
166
67,859
# Students in 8th Grade:
175
69,522
# Students in 9th Grade:
191
72,441
# Students in 10th Grade:
163
68,101
# Students in 11th Grade:
149
65,171
# Students in 12th Grade:
146
64,112
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,372 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,159. The school district revenue/student has grown by 34% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,802 is less than the state median of $13,980. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MO)
Total Revenue
$25 MM
$13,447 MM
This chart display total revenue of Potosi R-III  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$26 MM
$12,401 MM
This chart display total spending of Potosi R-III  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,372
$15,159
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Potosi R-III  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,802
$13,980
This chart display average spending per public school student in Potosi R-III  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Potosi R-III School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Potosi Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
205 State Hwy P
Potosi, MO 63664
(573) 438-2223
Grades: PK-3
| 595 students
Rank: #22.
Trojan Intermediate
(Math: 49% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
367 Intermediate Dr
Potosi, MO 63664
(573) 436-8108
Grades: 4-6
| 415 students
Rank: #33.
Potosi High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 Trojan Dr
Potosi, MO 63664
(573) 438-2156
Grades: 9-12
| 649 students
Rank: #44.
John A. Evans Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
303 S Lead St
Potosi, MO 63664
(573) 438-2101
Grades: 7-8
| 341 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Potosi R-III School District?
Potosi R-III School District manages 4 public schools serving 2,000 students.
What is the rank of Potosi R-III School District?
Potosi R-III School District is ranked #68 out of 556 school districts in Missouri (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Missouri school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%), Highest graduation rate (Top 5%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Potosi R-III School District?
96% of Potosi R-III School District students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Potosi R-III School District?
Potosi R-III School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is equal to the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What is Potosi R-III School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,802 is less than the state median of $13,980. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,000 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5% in MO)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 44% (Top 30%)
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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