205 North Street
Nixa, MO 65714
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Nixa Junior High School serves 968 students in grades 7-8.
Nixa Junior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Nixa Junior High School's student population of 968 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
968 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Nixa Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Nixa Junior High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#359 out of 2091 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
88%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 968 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Top 50%)

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