Puxico R-VIII School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools in Puxico R-VIII School District, serving 820 students. Puxico R-VIII School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Missouri.
Public schools in Puxico R-VIII School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 49% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
The top ranked public schools in Puxico R-VIII School District are Puxico High School, Puxico Elementary School and Puxico Junior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 29% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the Missouri public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NamePuxico R-VIII School District
School District Websitehttp://WWW.PUXICO.K12.MO.US
School District Phone Number(573) 222-3762
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MO)
# of Schools4 Schools2,433 Schools
# of Students820 Students910,126 Students
# of Teachers64 Teachers66,023 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1

District Comparison

Puxico R-VIII School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 558 school districts in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-89% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#428 out of 559 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Puxico R-VIII  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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
49%
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
90%
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Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.060.47
# of American Indian Studentsn/a3,422 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students2 Students18,342 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students6 Students58,478 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
7%
# of Black Students9 Students145,159 Students
% Black Students
1%
16%
# of White Students794 Students646,386 Students
% White Students
97%
71%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a2,444 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students9 Students35,895 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2731,553
# of Students in Kindergarten:5665,561
# of Students in 1st Grade:6465,974
# of Students in 2nd Grade:4766,807
# of Students in 3rd Grade:6068,505
# of Students in 4th Grade:4770,208
# of Students in 5th Grade:6570,597
# of Students in 6th Grade:6468,782
# of Students in 7th Grade:4768,028
# of Students in 8th Grade:6667,525
# of Students in 9th Grade:5769,209
# of Students in 10th Grade:5967,397
# of Students in 11th Grade:5565,697
# of Students in 12th Grade:10664,283
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $9,833 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,923. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,911 is less than the state median of $10,831. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MO)
Total Revenue$8 MM$6 MM
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Spending$7 MM$6 MM
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Revenue / Student$9,833$10,923
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Revenue / Student$8,911$10,831
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Puxico R-VIII School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Puxico High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    481 N Bedford St
    Puxico, MO 63960
    (573) 222-3175

    Grades: 9-12 | 216 students
  • Puxico Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    481 N Bedford St
    Puxico, MO 63960
    (573) 222-3542

    Grades: PK-5 | 366 students
  • Puxico Junior High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    481 N Bedford St
    Puxico, MO 63960
    (573) 222-3058

    Grades: 6-8 | 177 students
  • Mingo Puxico Technical High School Vocational School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    481 N Bedford St
    Puxico, MO 63960
    (573) 222-2675

    Grades: 12 | 61 students
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