Richmond R-XVI School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,456 students in Richmond R-XVI School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Missouri.
Public Schools in Richmond R-XVI School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Richmond R-XVI School District are Richmond High School, Richmond Middle School and Sunrise Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Richmond R-XVI School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Missouri.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)

Overview

School District Name
Richmond R-XVI School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MO)
# Schools
4 Schools
2,432 Schools
# Students
1,456 Students
909,006 Students
# Teachers
107 Teachers
65,940 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Richmond R-XVI School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 555 school districts in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MO)
Overall District Rank
#220 out of 557 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Richmond R-XVI  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Richmond R-XVI  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Richmond R-XVI  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Richmond R-XVI  School District and public school graduation rate of MO by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.19
0.47
# American Indian Students
3 Students
3,421 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
11 Students
18,340 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
36 Students
58,453 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
7%
# Black Students
56 Students
144,602 Students
% Black Students
4%
16%
# White Students
1,307 Students
645,925 Students
% White Students
90%
71%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
2,444 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
43 Students
35,808 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
31,341
# Students in K Grade:
105
65,369
# Students in 1st Grade:
98
65,860
# Students in 2nd Grade:
122
66,682
# Students in 3rd Grade:
119
68,385
# Students in 4th Grade:
122
70,066
# Students in 5th Grade:
111
70,482
# Students in 6th Grade:
117
68,726
# Students in 7th Grade:
121
68,001
# Students in 8th Grade:
107
67,508
# Students in 9th Grade:
109
69,209
# Students in 10th Grade:
110
67,397
# Students in 11th Grade:
105
65,697
# Students in 12th Grade:
110
64,283
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,018 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,298. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,111 is less than the state median of $10,855. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MO)
Total Revenue
$16 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of Richmond R-XVI  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$15 MM
$6 MM
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Revenue / Student
$11,018
$11,298
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Richmond R-XVI  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,111
$10,855
This chart display average spending per public school student in Richmond R-XVI  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Richmond R-XVI School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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
701 E Main
Richmond, MO 64085
(816) 776-5401
Grades: K-1
| 203 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,456 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in MO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19

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