Puxico R-VIII School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public elementary schools in Puxico R-VIII School District, serving 543 students. Public elementary schools in Puxico R-VIII School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Missouri public elementary school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 48% statewide average). This district's average elementary testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Missouri.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Puxico R-VIII School District are 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 Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public elementary school average of 30% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the Missouri public elementary 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 Schools2 Schools1,698 Schools
# of Students543 Students593,878 Students
# of Teachers43 Teachers43,455 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1

District Comparison

Puxico R-VIII School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 557 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
0.050.48
# of American Indian Studentsn/a2,095 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students1 Student12,227 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students4 Students39,230 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
7%
# of Black Students1 Student96,950 Students
% Black Students
n/a
16%
# of White Students529 Students415,482 Students
% White Students
97%
70%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a1,661 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students8 Students26,233 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2719,520
# of Students in Kindergarten:5663,265
# 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:4747,391
# of Students in 8th Grade:6645,542
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 1,842
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 1,858
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 1,837
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 1,750
# 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 Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades 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
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