Nixa High School

514 South Nicholas Road
Nixa, MO 65714
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 1,970 students in grades 9-12, Nixa High School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 43%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,970 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : 87% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 72% (Top 5%)
  • : 76% (Top 1%)
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Nixa High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Nixa High School's student population of 1,970 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 111 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,970 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
111 teachers
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School Rankings

Nixa High School ranks within the top 5% of all 2,084 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Nixa High School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MO)
#21 out of 2084 schools
(Top 5%)
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72%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nixa High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
76%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nixa High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
56%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Nixa High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
86%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
0.26
This chart display the diversity score of Nixa High School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
87%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Nixa High School and public school graduation rate of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Nixa High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nixa High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nixa High School's ranking?
Nixa High School is ranked #21 out of 2,084 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Nixa High School often compared to?
Nixa High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ozark High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
72% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% MO state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% MO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Nixa High School?
The graduation rate of Nixa High School is 87%, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 90%.
How many students attend Nixa High School?
1,970 students attend Nixa High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Nixa High School students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nixa High School?
Nixa High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Nixa High School offer ?
Nixa High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Nixa High School part of?
Nixa High School is part of Nixa Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,970 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : 87% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 72% (Top 5%)
  • : 76% (Top 1%)
  • : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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