Top 5 Best West Plains Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 9 public elementary schools serving 3,098 students in West Plains, MO.
The top ranked public elementary schools in West Plains, MO are Howell Valley Elementary School, Ozark Horizon School and South Fork Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
West Plains, MO public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Missouri public elementary school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 42% statewide average). Elementary schools in West Plains have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Missouri public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public elementary school average of 31% (majority Black).

Best Public Elementary Schools in West Plains, MO (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Howell Valley Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6461 State Rte Zz
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-2268
Grades: PK-8
| 235 students
Rank: #22.
Ozark Horizon School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1715 Wayhaven Dr
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-2880
Grades: K-12
| 21 students
Rank: #33.
South Fork Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3209 Us Hwy 160
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-2836
Grades: PK-6
| 152 students
Rank: #44.
West Plains Middle School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
730 E Olden
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-6150
Grades: 5-8
| 612 students
Rank: #55.
Richards Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3461 County Rd 1710
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-5239
Grades: PK-8
| 362 students
Rank: #66.
Fairview Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4036 State Rte K
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-1063
Grades: PK-8
| 518 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Glenwood Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10286 State Rte 17
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-4849
Grades: PK-8
| 260 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Junction Hill Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8004 County Rd 3010
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-4265
Grades: PK-8
| 198 students
Rank: #99.
West Plains Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1136 Allen St
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-6150
Grades: PK-4
| 740 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in West Plains, Missouri

West Plains, Missouri Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3461 County Rd 1710
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-5239
Grades: 6-8
| 129 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public elementary schools in West Plains, MO?
The top ranked public elementary schools in West Plains, MO include Howell Valley Elementary School, Ozark Horizon School and South Fork Elementary School.
How many public elementary schools are located in West Plains, MO?
9 public elementary schools are located in West Plains, MO.
What is the racial composition of students in West Plains, MO?
West Plains, MO public elementary schools minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Missouri public elementary schools average of 31% (majority Black).

Recent Articles

Teaching in Contemporary Times
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
A possible school bus strike in New York City may leave more than 150,000 students scrambling for a ride to school.
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Learn about how your child's public school may be the best source of after school and vacation day care.

Quick Links