Neosho Jr. High School

14646 Kodiak Road
Neosho, MO 64850
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Neosho Jr. High School serves 744 students in grades 7-8.
Neosho Jr. High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 744 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Neosho Jr. High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Neosho Jr. High School's student population of 744 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
744 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Neosho Jr. High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Neosho Jr. High School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#805 out of 2092 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
8%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
66%
69%
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Hawaiian
8%
1%
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Neosho Jr. High School's ranking?
Neosho Jr. High School is ranked #805 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Neosho Jr. High School?
744 students attend Neosho Jr. High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Neosho Jr. High School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Hawaiian, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Neosho Jr. High School?
Neosho Jr. High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Neosho Jr. High School offer ?
Neosho Jr. High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Neosho Jr. High School part of?
Neosho Jr. High School is part of Neosho School District.

School Reviews

5   5/9/2017
I think that this is the best school in neosho.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Camden Lazure

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 744 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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