Top 10 Best Ray County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 3,005 students in Ray County, MO. Ray County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Missouri.
The top ranked public schools in Ray County, MO are Lawson High School, Lawson Middle School and Richmond High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Ray County, MO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Ray County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Missouri public schools.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 29% (majority Black).

Best Ray County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lawson High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
600 Bob Gill Dr
Lawson, MO 64062
(816) 580-7270
Grades: 9-12
| 397 students
Rank: #22.
Lawson Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
602 Bob Gill Dr
Lawson, MO 64062
(816) 580-7279
Grades: 5-8
| 351 students
Rank: #33.
Richmond High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
451 E South
Richmond, MO 64085
(816) 776-2226
Grades: 9-12
| 434 students
Rank: #44.
Richmond Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
715 S Wellington St
Richmond, MO 64085
(816) 776-5841
Grades: 6-8
| 345 students
Rank: #55.
Hardin-central Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
500 Ne 1st St
Hardin, MO 64035
(660) 398-4394
Grades: PK-6
| 84 students
Rank: #66.
Southwest Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
307 W Moss St
Lawson, MO 64062
(816) 580-7272
Grades: PK-4
| 411 students
Rank: #77.
Hardin-central High School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Ne 1st St
Hardin, MO 64035
(660) 398-4394
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rank: #88.
Sunrise Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Matt Waller Dr
Richmond, MO 64085
(816) 776-3059
Grades: 2-5
| 474 students
Rank: #99.
Orrick High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Kirkham
Orrick, MO 64077
(816) 770-3327
Grades: 7-12
| 138 students
Rank: #1010.
Orrick Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Kirkham
Orrick, MO 64077
(816) 770-3922
Grades: PK-6
| 168 students
701 E Main
Richmond, MO 64085
(816) 776-5401
Grades: K-1
| 203 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Ray County, MO

Ray County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
18760 Cardinal Rd
Stet, MO 64680
(660) 484-3122
Grades: K-6
| 27 students
18760 Cardinal Rd
Stet, MO 64680
(660) 484-3122
Grades: 7-12
| 36 students

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