Oak Grove Elementary School

4901 Cook Rd
Saint Joseph, MO 64505
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Oak Grove Elementary School serves 704 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Oak Grove Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (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 57% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 704 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Oak Grove Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Oak Grove Elementary School's student population of 704 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
704 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Oak Grove Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Oak Grove Elementary School is 0.56, 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
#346 out of 2092 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
8%
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Black
6%
15%
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White
64%
69%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 Oak Grove Elementary School's ranking?
Oak Grove Elementary School is ranked #346 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Oak Grove Elementary School?
704 students attend Oak Grove Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Oak Grove Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Oak Grove Elementary School?
Oak Grove Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Oak Grove Elementary School offer ?
Oak Grove Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Oak Grove Elementary School part of?
Oak Grove Elementary School is part of St. Joseph School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 704 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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