Puxico R-VIII School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public high schools in Puxico R-VIII School District, serving 277 students. Public high schools in Puxico R-VIII School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Missouri public high school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 55% statewide average). This district's average high testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Missouri.
The top ranked public high schools in Puxico R-VIII School District are Puxico High School and Mingo Puxico Technical High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
public high school in Puxico R-VIII School District have a Graduation Rate of 85%, which is less than the Missouri average of 90%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Puxico High School, with 80-89% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Missouri or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Missouri public high school average of 26% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the Missouri public high 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 Schools729 Schools
# of Students277 Students282,844 Students
# of Teachers21 Teachers20,703 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1

District Comparison

Puxico R-VIII School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 460 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%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Puxico R-VIII  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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-89%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Puxico R-VIII  School District and public school graduation rate of MO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.080.43
# of American Indian Studentsn/a1,164 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students1 Student5,660 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students2 Students16,228 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
6%
# of Black Students8 Students42,077 Students
% Black Students
3%
15%
# of White Students265 Students209,243 Students
% White Students
96%
74%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a624 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students1 Student7,848 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 1,374
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 91
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 123
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 112
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 179
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 135
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 162
# of Students in 6th Grade: - 1,194
# of Students in 7th Grade: - 5,896
# of Students in 8th Grade: - 6,992
# 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 High 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
  • 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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