Nixa High School

  • Nixa High School serves 1,733 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 87% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 95% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Nixa High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Nixa High School's student population of 1,733 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,733 students
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Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nixa High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,073 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nixa High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rankn/a
28%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
48%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
91%
72%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nixa High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.170.22
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Graduation Rate
95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNixa School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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