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For the 2021 school year, there are 21 public schools in Taney County, MO, serving 8,089 students. Taney County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Missouri.
Taney County, MO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Taney County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Missouri public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Taney County, MO are Kirbyville Elementary School, Cedar Ridge Elementary School and Buchanan Intermediate. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 29% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri public school average of 14:1.

Top Taney County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Kirbyville Elementary School Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4278 State Hwy 76 E
    Kirbyville, MO 65679
    (417) 334-2757

    Grades: K-3 | 113 students
  • Cedar Ridge Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    396 Cedar Ridge Dr
    Branson, MO 65616
    (417) 334-5135

    Grades: 1-3 | 551 students
  • Buchanan Intermediate Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    766 Buchanan Rd
    Branson, MO 65616
    (417) 332-3201

    Grades: 4-6 | 499 students
  • Kirbyville Middle School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6225 State Hwy 76 E
    Kirbyville, MO 65679
    (417) 348-0444

    Grades: 4-8 | 151 students
  • Branson High School Math: 46% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    935 Buchanan Rd
    Branson, MO 65616
    (417) 334-6511

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,430 student
  • Forsyth High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    178 Panther St
    Forsyth, MO 65653
    (417) 546-6383

    Grades: 9-12 | 415 students
  • Forsyth Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    178 Panther St
    Forsyth, MO 65653
    (417) 546-6381

    Grades: PK-4 | 453 students
  • Branson Junior High School Math: 50% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    263 Buccaneer Blvd
    Branson, MO 65616
    (417) 334-3087

    Grades: 7-8 | 704 students
  • Buchanan Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1000 Buchanan Road
    Branson, MO 65616
    (417) 243-2530

    Grades: K-3 | 661 students
  • Forsyth Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    178 Panther St
    Forsyth, MO 65653
    (417) 546-6382

    Grades: 5-8 | 316 students
  • Cedar Ridge Intermediate Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    308 Cedar Ridge Drive
    Branson, MO 65616
    (417) 334-5137

    Grades: 4-6 | 614 students
  • Hollister High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2112 State Hwy Bb
    Hollister, MO 65672
    (417) 243-4045

    Grades: 9-12 | 489 students
  • Bradleyville Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    16474 N State Hwy 125
    Bradleyville, MO 65614
    (417) 796-2288

    Grades: PK-6 | 104 students
  • Hollister Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1794 State Hwy Bb
    Hollister, MO 65672
    (417) 243-4025

    Grades: 2-5 | 360 students
  • Bradleyville High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    16474 N State Hwy 125
    Bradleyville, MO 65614
    (417) 796-2288

    Grades: 7-12 | 138 students
  • Taneyville Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    302 Myrtle St
    Taneyville, MO 65759
    (417) 546-5803

    Grades: K-8 | 152 students
  • Mark Twain Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    37707 Us Hwy 160
    Rueter, MO 65744
    (417) 785-4323

    Grades: PK-8 | 46 students
  • Hollister Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1798 State Hwy Bb
    Hollister, MO 65672
    (417) 243-4035

    Grades: 6-8 | 307 students
  • Cedar Ridge Primary
    402 Cedar Ridge Dr
    Branson, MO 65616
    (417) 336-1887

    Grades: PK-K | 330 students
  • Delmina Woods Youth Facility
    8872 State Hwy H
    Forsyth, MO 65653
    (417) 634-3196

    Grades: 6-12 | 16 students
  • Hollister Early Childhood Center
    1792 State Hwy Bb
    Hollister, MO 65672
    (417) 243-4015

    Grades: PK-1 | 240 students
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